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Emerging Findings and Policy Implications from the Pathways to Desistance Study

Published Sep 11, 2012, National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)

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The Pathways to Desistance study is a large, multi-site, collaborative project that followed over 1,300 youth ages 14-18 for seven years after their convictions for serious offenses. This fact sheet from the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) offers a brief, clear summary of the latest findings from the research, as well as corresponding policy implications. Useful for advocates and juvenile justice practitioners seeking an authoritative brief suitable for sharing with policymakers, community members, and their own networks.

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