What’s New in Juvenile Justice? July 18 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
July 18, 2014

Do you need to catch up on juvenile justice news? We’ve compiled a list of recent news stories, so you can be up to date about what’s going on in juvenile justice.

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary by sharing their history through blog posts and video presentations. 

SparkAction is collecting short video stories that illustrate the impact of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) to celebrate the 40th anniversary of JJDPA.

CJCA is holding a national art contest for youths committed to state juvenile correctional agencies. Artwork can be submitted until July 31!

Safely Home describes how communities and systems can reduce youth incarceration and effectively support high-need youths in their homes and communities.

A blog post by Joe Cocozza provides information and resources on suicide prevention among justice-involved youths.

Alton Pitre, a juvenile justice ambassador, writes that patrol and gang unit cops should participate in community development and awareness programs.

The Vera Institute of Justice is presenting a webinar on planning and implementing status offense system change based on module 3 of their toolkit.

The Council of State Governments Justice Center is seeking a policy analyst to provide technical assistance, review research findings and develop practice recommendations.