This Country's Criminal Justice System Could Be Working Better...


This 1973 booklet by Vera Technical Assistance gives an overview of Vera's Technical Assistance Program in support of criminal justice efforts, examples of specific projects and the type of support Vera Technical Assistance can provide other jurisdictions to help implement similar efforts.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021