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Deterrence Research is a Selling Point for Juvenile Justice Community Programs

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention recently published a report by several researchers on the groundbreaking “Pathways to Desistance” project, which tracked about 1,300 serious juvenile offenders from the Phoenix and Philadelphia areas […]

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Senate Judiciary Approves $833 Million Over Five Years for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved yet another attempt to update the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), which has not been reauthorized since 2002. The bill, S.1169, would phase out the lone exception in […]

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Toward a Positive Youth Justice System

Intro / Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part Five / Part Six / Part Seven / Close Today, we officially conclude “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets,” a series that imagines an entire juvenile justice system built on the positive youth development (PYD) […]

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Alliance Will Try to Be “In” Washington Without Being “Of” Washington

At 9:08 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Alliance for Children and Families CEO Susan Dreyfus told the 500-plus at her national conference that the Alliance push for federal child welfare finance reform wouldn’t be some inside […]

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Alliance for Children and Families Will Move Headquarters to D.C., Change Name

The Alliance for Children and Families has moved its headquarters from Milwaukee, Wisc., to Washington, D.C., and will change its name to the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, CEO Susan Dreyfus announced today at the organization’s […]