What’s New in Juvenile Justice? March 25 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
March 25, 2016

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.

NBA star Dwight Howard and the D12 Foundation visited Philadelphia Juvenile Detention Center.

The Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Alliance for Racial Equity in Child Welfare has released the first research brief in a series entitled Fight For Our Girls.

Professors from the University of Indiana Kokomo have teamed up with Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility to launch an art therapy program for youths recovering from addiction.

A class-action lawsuit against California’s Division of Juvenile Justice was terminated after years of reforms and the state is now seen as a national model for youth offender treatment.

After House and Senate approval, a juvenile justice reform bill in Kansas has made it to the governor’s desk.

The proposed state budget in Georgia will shift money to from secure detention facilities to community-based services.

Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) bids farewell to outgoing directors and welcomes new directors to the organization.