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Law Enforcement Leaders Key to Juvenile Justice Reform

Law enforcement leaders possess strong but untapped potential to improve their agencies’ response to juvenile justice, according to a report from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Read More
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How State and Local Governments Can Improve Outcomes for Youth

Two publications break down what state and local governments can do to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More
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Progress in Juvenile Justice Reform in 3 States

Efforts by the National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems, a multi-funder initiative supported by the Foundation, have secured important juvenile justice reforms in Colorado, Washington, and New Hampshire. Read More

"Stopping Violence Starts With Hope"

Chicago Sun-Times
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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"Beyond the Central Park 5"

The New York Times
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SAMHSA-MacArthur Select States for Initiative to Aid Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, and Tennessee have been selected to participate in the Improving Diversion Polices and Programs for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative. Read More

"Four Tribes to Create Juvenile Diversion Programs"

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
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SAMHSA, MacArthur Collaborate to Improve Early Diversion for Justice-Involved American Indian Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort to support early diversion for justice-involved American Indian youth with behavioral health needs. Read More
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Online Tool Tracks Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice Changes

The Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics) site monitors juvenile justice system change by examining state laws and juvenile justice practice, combined with the most relevant state and national statistics. 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