The Massachusetts juvenile justice system stopped focusing on the bad things kids shouldn’t do and started promoting positive outcomes.

Marshall Project

Gangs of New York Allegations in Harlem the latest blow to a celebrated anti-violence program by Simone Weichselbaum April 3, … More

Chronicle of Social Change

Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets By John Kelly February 9, 2015 Underneath the tension-laden surface of national politics, … More

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Equating the deepest end of juvenile justice with “the system” distorts the significance of whatever problems affect the youth in secure care. Young people in secure facilities represent a small proportion of the entire youthful offender population.

Center for Public Integrity

Georgia’s Troubled Effort to Reduce Juvenile Crime Legislature’s change to laws in 1994 hasn’t reduced recidivism by Jim Walls, March … More

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

As we celebrate falling incarceration numbers, those of us who work in juvenile justice should take a few moments to contemplate the true origins of the decline. We venture onto thin ice — empirically — if we conclude that incarceration is down because of changes in practice and policy.

Youth Today

DC Reforms Offer Some Kids New Beginning New center models holistic, age-appropriate, therapeutic approaches February 21, 2013 by Kaukab Jhumra Smith … More