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In Utah, Three Youth-focused Laws Go Into Effect

5/2/2022

In Utah, Three Youth-focused Laws Go Into Effect

In Utah, three state laws will soon take effect that focus on youth — two pertaining to juvenile justice and child welfare, and a third regarding mental health.

In its Initial Budget, L.A. County Pledges to Invest in Youth Jobs

4/20/2022

In Its Initial Budget, L.A. County Pledges to Invest in Youth Jobs

In its initial budget, Los Angeles County is pledging nearly $16 million next year to provide paying jobs and internships to young people.

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1/26/2022

Edgar Cahn, Pioneer of Time Banking, Passes Away

Edgar Cahn, who built one of D.C.’s first juvenile diversion programs around his concept of “time banking,” has passed away at the age of 86. 

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Longtime Advocate for Incarcerated Youth, Marion Mattingly, Passes Away

1/25/2022

Longtime Advocate for Incarcerated Youth, Marion Mattingly, Passes Away

Marion Mattingly, who helped develop congressional support for the first federal policy on juvenile justice, passed away on Dec. 31 at the age of 92.

What No One Told You About Aging Out and Exiting the Juvenile Justice System

1/6/2022

What No One Told You About Aging Out and Exiting the Juvenile Justice System

Young people who leave the child welfare or juvenile justice systems often face significant challenges, writes Deddtrease Edwards.

Youth Services Insider

12/30/2021

Eric Adams Taps Jess Dannhauser to Lead City’s Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice Systems

New York Mayor-elect Eric Adams has appointed Jess Dannhauser, the former CEO of major child welfare provider Graham Windham, to serve as his commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services.

New York City School Relies on Restorative Justice

12/29/2021

A New York School Relies on Restorative Justice for Campus Disputes — and Children’s Futures

Through restorative justice circles, New York's Randolph Academy wants to help kids find a better way forward.

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12/28/2021

Justice Department Doles Out $103 Million in Grants to Support Youth

Millions of federal grant dollars are going out the door before the end of the year to support youth and help enhance equity in the juvenile justice system, the Department of Justice announced last week.

Families Saved Money After California County Nixed Youth Justice Fees

12/23/2021

Top Stories of 2021: The Fight Against Fines and Fees

A national campaign has been launched to push back against the practice of issuing fines and fees to the families of youth involved in the juvenile justice system.