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Reports, research summaries, issue briefs, working documents and other materials related to system change efforts, and produced by Models for Change grantees and partners. 


Publication cover JJGPS State Scan: Systems Integration-Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Oct 21, 2014, National Center for Juvenile Justice

The way states organize the administration of child welfare and juvenile justice varies widely across the country and may influence a state’s ability to coordinate services between the two…
Publication cover Keeping Kids Out of Court: Rethinking Our Response to Status Offenses

Oct 8, 2014, Status Offense Reform Center

Status offenses are behaviors that are problematic but non-criminal in nature —such as running away from home, skipping school, or violating curfew—which are prohibited under the law only…
Publication cover National League of Cities: Information Sharing to Support Juvenile Justice Reform

Oct 7, 2014, Laura Furr

Cities are joining and strengthening a national juvenile justice reform movement. Sharing information and aligning policy decisions among city agencies and with county and state juvenile justice…
Publication cover State Trends 2013-2014 Legislative Session

Sep 12, 2014, Campaign for Youth Justice

The report takes a look at states that have, and are taking steps to remove children from the adult criminal justice system. State Trends documents the continuation of four trends in justice reform…
Publication cover Juvenile Defense Attorneys and Family Engagement: Same Team, Different Roles

Aug 5, 2014, National Juvenile Defender Center

When a child gets arrested, the entire family is implicated and some family members are even brought into the juvenile court process along with that child. For families, this can be a difficult and…
Publication cover Why Juvenile Justice Matters to Counties

Jul 31, 2014, National Association of Counties

The juvenile justice system has a direct impact on counties’ investments in health, justice and social services, and often cost more to counties than the benefits they bring to the community.…

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Illinois, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Washington

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