Looking Back and Casting Forward: An Emerging Shift for Juvenile Justice in America

Looking Back and Casting Forward: An Emerging Shift for Juvenile Justice in America

January 29, 2013 | by Leah Varjacques | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

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This piece from the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange describes several exciting reform efforts and initiatives to resolve entrenched disproportionate minority contact and other issues challenging juvenile justice systems across the country.

This piece from the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange describes several exciting reform efforts and initiatives to resolve entrenched disproportionate minority contact and other issues challenging juvenile justice systems across the country. For more information on some of the projects mentioned in the article, you can read NCCD’s report on the Cook County juvenile justice system, watch New York City Department of Probation Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi testify before the Defending Childhood Task Force, and watch Professor Alex Piquero testify before the Defending Childhood Task Force.

To learn more about NCCD’s juvenile justice work, visit our juvenile justice page.