An innovative new approach to juvenile justice reform in Berks County, Pennsylvania, is helping to improve community safety while reducing the number of young people in secure detention and providing them an opportunity for a better future.
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
According to a national scorecard released by Juvenile Law Center, most states are failing to protect sensitive information contained in juvenile court records, creating barriers to education, employment, and opportunities for many American youth. Read More
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