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  • The Future of Youth Justice: A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model (2016)

    Whether the benefits and costs of youth prisons [aka training schools” or “youth centers”] are weighed on a scale of public dollars, community safe

  • Juvenile Justice Research-to-Practice Implementation Resources (2017)

    The Juvenile Justice Research-to-Practice Implementation Resources provide juvenile justice agency managers, staff, and other practitioners with co

  • Key Things to Know About Juveniles Who Sexually Offend (2017)

    Juveniles and adults who sexually offend should be viewed as distinct populations.

  • The Sentencing Project Issues: Youth Justice

    News and publications about juvenile justice.

  • Effectively Implementing Evidence Based Programs and Services for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System [Webinar] (2017)

    This webinar highlights strategies, tools, examples, and best-practice models from across the country that juvenile justice agency managers, staff,

  • Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Principles in Juvenile Justice: A Meta-Analysis (2017)

    The objective of this study was to systematically review and statistically synthesize all available research that, at a minimum, compared participa

  • Principles of Effective Juvenile Justice Policy (2017)

    The issues addressed by the work group reflect the important role of state legislatures in enacting policies that avoid unnecessary involvement of

  • “As real as it gets”: A Grounded Theory Study of a Reading Intervention in a Juvenile Correctional School (2017)

    The well-documented statistics regarding the academic struggles of incarcerated youth are disconcerting, and efforts to improve reading performance

  • Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons (2017)

    This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services.

  • Mentoring Best Practices Research: Effectiveness of Juvenile Mentoring Programs on Recidivism: Final Report (2017)

    This report presents findings from a project in which researchers examined six mentoring programs in Ohio to better understand their impact on reci

  • Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Improve Educational Services in Juvenile Justice Facilities (2018)

    The goal of this policy brief is to provide state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders with information about h

  • The Juvenile Record Myth (2018)

    The proliferation of adult criminal records and their harmful impact on people with convictions has received growing attention from scholars, the m

  • Just Kids: When Misbehaving Is a Crime (2018)

    This special report offers a primer on status offenses—misbehaviors that are only illegal because of a person’s age and that unfairly land many kid

  • Bridges to Education and Employment for Justice-Involved Youth Evaluation of the NYC Justice Corps Program (2019)

    This report presents the findings of an implementation and outcome evaluation of NYC Justice Corps (Justice Corps), a cohort-based workforce develo