If Not the Adult System, Then Where? Alternatives to Adult Incarceration for Youth Certified as Adults

Campaign for Youth JusticeIn an effort to identify alternatives to adult incarceration for youth, the Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ) is learning from stakeholders across the country about their efforts to serve youth charged as adults across a continuum of care, including reentry and community-based programming aimed at reducing recidivism.

In this report, CFYJ shares these current and emerging practices for better serving youth charged as adults, insights from practitioners about what makes for successful programming for this population, and specific recommendations for policy and practice change.