Juvenile Justice

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Group to Explore Justice and the Adolescent Brain

The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior has convened a juvenile justice working group to explore the intersection of juvenile justice and the adolescent brain. Read More
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Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Laws Successful

New data from the Texas Office of Court Administration reveals that two state laws passed in 2013 have fueled an 83 percent decline in the number of schoolchildren prosecuted in adult court for minor infractions. Read More

"OP-ED: Federal Leadership Moving in Right Direction with New Grants"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
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U.S. Dept. of Justice, MacArthur Renew Juvenile Justice Reform Partnership

First established in 2011, the renewed partnership will provide $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform. Read More
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Improving Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Justice System

Reports from the Council of State Governments Justice Center offer state and local governments recommendations to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More

"Minor School Infractions"

The New York Times
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Why Juvenile Justice Matters to Counties

Briefs from the National Association of Counties assert the critical importance of juvenile justice reform to protecting communities, improving opportunity for youth, and reducing costs for counties. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Soledad McGrath

Soledad McGrath

Program Officer
Portrait of Mary McClanahan Thiel

Mary McClanahan Thiel

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Senior Grants Manager

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer