Retirement Bug Hits Youth Advocacy
In 2011, the field of youth services lost three gargantuan national leaders, all of whom passed too early. There was Peter Benson, a pioneer in positive youth development; David Richart, who helped build the mousetrap for grassroots advocacy; and Peter Goldberg, who built the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities into a trade powerhouse.
Positive Youth Justice Series: Curbing Crime, Building Assets
The Imprint produced “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets” in 2015. It is a series that imagines an entire continuum of juvenile justice services built on the positive youth development framework.
Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets
Underneath the tension-laden surface of national politics, there is growing agreement that the United States needs to rethink criminal justice, that the nation is over-reliant on expensive and ineffectual incarceration and short on other strategies that would lower the likelihood of continued criminal behavior.