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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SAMHSA, MacArthur Renew Commitment to Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort targeting the behavioral health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More

VIDEO via @JJIEnews: Giving Kids a Choice: Interview with prosecutor Adam Foss on #juvenilejustice reform http://t.co/4dWE3xR2F9

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Report Shows Continued Reduction in Youth Incarceration Nationwide

The report highlights the continued positive trend in the nine states leading the nation in reducing incarceration, and showcases a handful of states that have opened the door for future progress. Read More

"Center Aims to Keep Status Offenders Out of Courts"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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"Center Aims to Keep Status Offenders Out of Courts"

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.@verainstitute report stresses assistance over prosecution for youth status offenses http://t.co/nWZ6DOU2mv @models4change #juvenilejustice

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
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