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Juvenile Justice Reform Victories in Georgia

With assistance from the Foundation-supported National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems, Georgia recently saw significant juvenile justice reforms. Read More
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Partnership Supports Juvenile Justice Reform in Pennsylvania

The report profiles the partnership between Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice and Dilinquency Prevention Committee and MacArthur’s Models for Change juvenile justice reform initiative. Read More
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Assessing Juvenile Justice Progress in Illinois

A report from the John Howard Association of Illinois (JHA), a non-partisan prison watchdog group, states that the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is making strides toward research-driven reforms, but that significant progress is yet to ... Read More

"Juvenile Justice Shows Progress"

From the Illinois Times
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"Tragedy Leads to Study of Severe Child Neglect"

From Scientific American
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"Kids Are Not Adults"

From State Legislatures
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Examining the Cost of a Youthful Mistake

"Mistakes Kids Make" is a storytelling project that advocates for juvenile justice reform that veers toward rehabilitation for young offenders and away from a punitive, unforgiving, and outdated system. Read More

“Models for Change”

From PBS.org
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Lessons Learned in Juvenile Justice Reform

A series of research briefs aggregates key learnings emerging from MacArthur’s multi-state juvenile justice initiative. Read More
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National Juvenile Defense Standards Published

The National Juvenile Defender Center has published the National Juvenile Defense Standards, which provide a comprehensive summary of the role and complex duties of the juvenile defender in the 21st century juvenile court system. Read More

"U.S. Detains Fewer Juveniles"

From The Commercial Appeal
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Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University

Making the justice system fair for children and families For 20 years, the Center has fought for and stood with children in conflict with the law. With a dual focus on zealous individual advocacy and systemic ... Read More

Staff

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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
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Mary McClanahan

Executive Secretary
Portrait of Stephen R. Stinson

Stephen R. Stinson

Program Administrator