Juvenile Justice

MacArthur supports juvenile justice reform in 35 states primarily through its Models for Change initiative, which aims to accelerate a national juvenile justice reform movement to improve the lives of young people in trouble with the law, while enhancing public safety and holding young offenders accountable for their actions. Read our strategy

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"Four Tribes to Create Juvenile Diversion Programs"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
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SAMHSA, MacArthur Collaborate to Improve Early Diversion for Justice-Involved American Indian Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort to support early diversion for justice-involved American Indian youth with behavioral health needs. Read More
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Online Tool Tracks Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice Changes

The Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics) site monitors juvenile justice system change by examining state laws and juvenile justice practice, combined with the most relevant state and national statistics. Read More

"Friends Can Be Dangerous"

The New York Times
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Staff

Portrait of Julia M. Stasch

Julia M. Stasch

Interim President
Portrait of Laurie R. Garduque

Laurie R. Garduque

Director, Justice Reform
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Program Officer
Portrait of Soledad McGrath

Soledad McGrath

Program Officer
Portrait of Mary McClanahan

Mary McClanahan

Executive Secretary
Portrait of Stephen R. Stinson

Stephen R. Stinson

Program Administrator