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Girls Leaving Detention: Perceptions of Transition to Home After Incarceration (2017)

Herrman, Judith W., and Joni Silverstein Sexton

Journal of Juvenile Justice 6, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 33-47

Critical Issues Impacting Women in the Justice System: A Literature Review

The authors review the literature relevant to the study of violence and safety in women’s prison.

Spotlight on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System (2018)

Puzzanchera, Charles, and Samantha Ehrmann

National Center for Juvenile Justice (Pittsburgh, PA)

The latest data highlight trends and characteristics of girls at various stages in the juvenile justice system.

Mi Hermana's Keeper Toolkit: Promising Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention Programs Supporting Latina Youth (2017)

Baez, Johanna Creswell, and Diandrea R. Gaza

Southwest Key Programs, Inc. (Austin, TX)

Helping Girls Get Back on Track: An Implementation Study of the PACE Center for Girls (2017)

Treskon, Louisa, Megan Millenky, and Lily Freedman

MDRC (New York, NY)

Stopping School Pushout for: Girls Involved in the Juvenile Justice System (2017)

Patrick, Kayla, and Neena Chaudhry

National Women's Law Center (Washington, DC)

Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (2017)

Rebecca Epstein, Jamilia J. Blake, Thalia Gonzalez

Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality (Washington, DC)


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