Category Archive: juvenile justice

May 18

Apply Now: School-Justice Partnerships Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University is accepting applications for the School-Justice Partnerships Certificate Program, which is designed to provide school and district staff, court professionals, law enforcement, and other child-serving community leaders with the knowledge necessary to address the immediate and long-term needs of students in, or at risk of entering, …

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May 18

Apply Now: Supporting the Well-Being of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University is now accepting applications for the Supporting the Well-Being of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth Certificate Program, which is designed to help juvenile justice, child welfare, and other system partners target and improve outcomes for at-risk LGBTQ youth. The program will focus on the particular challenges faced by LGBTQ youth in child-serving systems (including juvenile …

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Apr 18

New Mexico Kicks Off Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Review

By CSG Justice Center Staff Justice Barbara Vigil, left, and CYFD Secretary Monique Jacobson launch the statewide review of the New Mexico juvenile justice system. New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Barbara Vigil joined Children, Youth & Families Department (CYFD) Secretary Monique Jacobson and leaders from all three branches of state government convened in Albuquerque on …

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Apr 16

Register for Webinar: Reentry Mentoring—Conversations from the Field on Working with System-Involved Youth

Hosted by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership Date: Thursday, April 20 Time: 1:00–2:30 pm ET In this webinar, representatives from Family ReEntry, a Second Chance Act grantee; the Governor’s Prevention Partnership in Connecticut; and The Council of State Governments Justice Center will discuss how to engage youth involved with the juvenile justice system through mentoring. Family ReEntry …

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Apr 14

The Fortune Society on the passage of Raise the Age

Statement from The Fortune Society on the passage of Raise the Age   Monday, April 10, 2017 Statement from JoAnne Page, President and CEO of The Fortune Society, on the passage of Raise the Age New York, New York The Fortune Society applauds the passage of Raise the Age, and celebrates the positive impact that …

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Apr 04

Apply Now: Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice—Community Supervision Reform Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for the Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice: Community Supervision Reform Program. The grant program supports the planning and implementation of a comprehensive community supervision reform plan that addresses the following: (1) critical programmatic functions in day-to-day juvenile community supervision …

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Mar 31

Temporary County Jobs Offer Former Foster Youth Pathway to Employment

The Chronicle of Social Change By Gabrielle Tilley Employment outcomes for youth transitioning out of foster care are less than hopeful, but the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is looking to a new pilot program to change that. A California study found former foster youth to be 56 percent less likely than their low-income …

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