What’s New in Juvenile Justice? Oct. 24 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
October 24, 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.

 Performance-based Standards took the first steps to measure and monitor trauma-informed care in juvenile facilities.

Maheen Kaleem, Equal Justice Works Fellow at Human Rights Project for Girls, writes that reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) can help the juvenile justice system with gender-responsive services.

The Justice Policy Institute is seeking a Communications Director to lead an ambitious range of communications strategies.

In Bronx, NY, youths can avoid probation and have their records cleared by helping improve their neighborhood as part of the Community Connections for Youth’s South Bronx Community Connections (SBCC) initiative.

Elizabeth Clarke, president of the Juvenile Justice Initiative, writes that the legislature should outlaw automatic prosecution of children in adult court.

A webinar on promoting educational success for youths in the juvenile justice system is available online through the CSG Justice Center.