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This Youth Justice Action Month, a Focus on Treating All Kids in the Criminal Justice System as Kids

Over the past 15 years, the number of children locked up each year in the United States has been cut in half.  According to a new analysis from The Pew Charitable Trusts, between 2006 and 2015, the share of adjudicated youth in residential facilities declined from 201 per 100,000 juveniles to 100 per 100,000. Through the efforts of community advoca...

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  • Krista Larson
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  • Ryan Shanahan
    Ryan Shanahan
October 13, 2017
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How to develop reentry programs using examples from public housing authorities

A growing number of public housing authorities (PHAs) across the country are implementing reentry programs and changing their policies to help formerly incarcerated people secure housing. This report highlights 11 PHAs doing this work and examines best practices and lessons learned from their experiences—including key factors of program design and ...

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  • John Bae, Kate Finley, Margaret diZerega
September 29, 2017
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