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Adding Up the Cost of Opportunity Youth

Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, “The Economic Value of Opportunity Youth” compiles and analyzes data about youth 16-24 who are out of school and unemployed. 56 more words

Employment & Education

Influences on Delinquency

Research suggests that juveniles are at a risk for delinquency in single-parent homes; especially if they live in poverty stricken neighborhoods. However, most children reach adulthood without being involved in delinquent behavior. 665 more words


Because Kids are Different: Five Opportunities for Reforming the Juvenile Justice System

As broader acceptance of recent findings in the field of adolescent development has opened the way for change, juvenile justice policymakers, stakeholders, practitioners, and advocates across the country have not been slow to champion numerous innovations in policy and practice, generating remarkable momentum for reform. 114 more words

Juvenile Justice

Walking Away from Hope

Parenting is hard. There is no instruction manual. What works for one child, does not work for another. Everyone, including strangers on the street, wants to tell you what you are doing wrong. 344 more words


Changing Lives: Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious Offending

OJJDP and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) have jointly released “Changing Lives: Prevention and Intervention to Reduce Serious Offending,” part of the Justice Research series. 62 more words

Juvenile Justice

The Juvenile Justice Resource Hub

The Juvenile Justice Resource Hub is a comprehensive source of information on cutting-edge juvenile justice issues and reform trends. The content of this website is being developed in phases, so check back regularly for new material. 39 more words

Juvenile Justice

Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States

A sea change is underway in our nation’s approach to dealing with young people who get in trouble with the law. Although we still lead the industrialized world in the rate at which we lock up young people, the youth confinement rate in the United States is rapidly declining. 72 more words

Juvenile Justice