The Judge Who Helped Make Toledo Juvenile Justice Ready for Primetime
Last month, Vice put juvenile justice front and center with a one-hour HBO documentary hosted by Michael K. Williams, star of the network’s acclaimed series “The Wire.” The special – Raised in the System – uses Lucas County, Ohio, as a primary example of a system trying to reduce the use of incarceration in working with juvenile offenders, limiting lockup to only the cases involving very high-risk youth.
In Beltway, Juvenile Justice Convo Moves from “What Not to Do” to “What to Do Instead”
Youth Services Insider was on hand for this week’s Congressional briefing on community-based strategies, hosted jointly by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) and the Harrisburg, Penn.-based Youth Advocate Programs.
Youth Services Insider: Details on Seven-State Project to Reduce Juvenile Incarceration
The Annie E. Casey Foundation used a recent online newsletter to quietly announce the six counties that would be working with the grant maker to decrease use of placement options for adjudicated youths.