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Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role

A report identifies and prioritizes strategies and policies to effectively facilitate reform of the juvenile justice system reform, and recommends an implementation plan for the Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention ... Read More
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Creating a Developmentally-Appropriate Juvenile Justice System

A report from MacArthur’s Models for Change: Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice initiative reviews progress made toward reforming the juvenile justice system to be more responsive to adolescent development, and recommends further change to continue ... Read More
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Chronicling the Experience of Unaccompanied Child Migrants

A video from the Washington Office on Latin America demonstrates the plight of Mexican children who migrate alone to the United States in an attempt to escape violence. Read More
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SAMHSA, MacArthur Launch Program to Improve Response to Youth with Behavioral Needs

Up to four states will be selected to participate in this opportunity to improve policies and practices for these youth – an opportunity proven very successful for the 12 previous Policy Academy participants. Read More
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About the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

The MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. The Award is not only recognition for past leadership and success but also an investment in the organizations’ future. Watch
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled the state’s mandatory lifetime sex offender registration requirement for juveniles to be unconstitutional. Read More
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Massachusetts’ Evidence-Based Approach to Reducing Recidivism

A case study from the Pew-MacArthur Results First initiative explores efforts in Massachusetts to establish an evidence-based approach to policymaking to decrease criminal justice spending, reduce crime, and improve public safety. Read More
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Assessing the Cost of Youth Incarceration

Thirty-three U.S. states and jurisdictions spend $100,000 or more annually to incarcerate a young person, and continue to generate outcomes that result in even greater costs, according to a new report. Read More
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Many Unauthorized Immigrants Eligible for Permanent Status

A report by the Center for Migration Studies of New York indicates that a significant percentage of undocumented immigrants in the United States may be eligible for permanent status. Read More