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Paul Joseph Frick on Juvenile Justice Reform

Paul Joseph Frick from the University of New Orleans talks about the role of data collection and analysis in reform efforts. Frick was one of four inaugural recipients of the Champions for Change award, presented by ...

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Patricia Puritz Discusses Juvenile Justice Reform

Patricia Puritz of the National Juvenile Defender Center speaks about juvenile indigent defense and a new network to address shortcomings. The Center coordinates the Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network, part of the MacArthur Foundation's Models ...

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James Anderson Discusses Judges' Role in Juvenile Justice Reform

James E. Anderson from the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission talks about the role of judges in shaping policy and outcomes in Pennsylvania. Anderson was one of four inaugural recipients of the Champions for Change award ...

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Jacqueline van Wormer on Juvenile Justice Reform

Jacqueline (Jackie) van Wormer of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) Superior Court on creating local partnerships for juvenile justice reform. Van Wormer was one of four inaugural recipients of the Champions for Change award, presented by ...

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Elizabeth Clarke Discusses Juvenile Justice Reform in Illinois

Elizabeth (Betsy) Clarke of the Juvenile Justice Initiative discusses reform efforts in Illinois and the process of informing legislative action. Clarke was one of four inaugural recipients of the Champions for Change award, presented by the ...

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Robert Schwartz Discusses Juvenile Justice in Pennsylvania

Robert Schwartz, of Pennsylvanias Juvenile Law Center, discusses the challenges facing efforts in the state to reform the juvenile justice system. The MacArthur Foundation funds the Center through its Models for Change initiative, and the Center ...

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Helping Chicago Groups Strengthen Global Reach

MacArthur announced $240,000 in new grants to help diverse Chicago organizations increase their international connections with four countries. Read More

Research Network on How Housing Matters For Children and Families

Focusing on housing as a crucial context for child development and a primary site of family life, this network aims to understand the impact of housing quality, affordability, stability, and location on families’ and children’s ...

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Improving Legal Representation for Indigent Youth

The Models for Change Network adds four states, which will receive funding to strengthen and enhance juvenile indigent defense systems. Read More
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Justice Bobbe Bridge on Juvenile Justice Reform in Washington State

The Hon. Bobbe J. Bridge, President & CEO of the Center for Children & Youth Justice in Seattle, discusses juvenile justice reform in Washington state. The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation funds the Center as part of ...

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