Looking for information about recent youth justice reforms — or for inspiration and ideas based on reforms from other states? You can find them in NJJN’s Advances in Juvenile Justice Reform: 2009-2011.
Published by the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) with funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's Models for Change initiative, the document includes a wide array of youth justice reforms from across the country: significant new laws, administrative rule and practice changes, positive court decisions, and promising commissions and studies. Many of the reforms are due to the hard work of NJJN members.
NOTE: Want to drill down to see the actual legislation, policy, or other documentation related to a specific reform? Follow the links below to check out the online edition of Advances!
Wonder how to use Advances? Here's five ways to use the document to help kids in trouble with the law.