Good reentry programs keep kids on the right track. Without these programs, no system can succeed.
NJJN study on what happens to high-need youth years out from conviction.
Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood:
Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
This paper, published by the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown and the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, discusses the successes and challenges that juvenile justice and child welfare agencies face in preparing the youth they serve for a successful adulthood. It also highlights organizational and legislative changes that have positioned these agencies to provide effective and appropriate services to older youth and their families.
A comprehensive discussion of the impact of a conviction for young people who break the law. This includes bans on accessing education, housing, and public benefits, as well as placement on various community notification registries.
Youth Reentry publication prepared by the Urban Institute. The nonpartisan Urban Institute publishes studies, reports, and books on timely topics worthy of public consideration.
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