AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

DOWNLOAD The KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot series highlights specific indicators of child well-being contained in the KIDS COUNT Data Center (datacenter.kidscount.org). KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Fact Sheet–Facilities

DOWNLOAD In 2006, more than 2,000 residential juvenile justice facilities in the United States housed more than 90,000 juvenile offenders. Although these facilities all served adjudicated youth, they differed by purpose, type, operational characteristics, and service...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Five Areas for Change: Juvenile Justice

DOWNLOAD Juvenile courts in the United States ostensibly operate with the overarching goals of holding youth accountable for wrongdoing, reducingcrime, and increasing public safety. However, the actual policies and practices of state juvenile justice systems...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Justice For Families: Family & Youth as Partners

DOWNLOAD Justice for Families (J4F) is national network of family leaders, impacted by the justicesystem, working to end mass criminalization, particularly of youth and in communities of color. J4F staff and volunteers work to challenge and address systemic barriers...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Justice for Girls

DOWNLOAD Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from the States examines the challenges facing girls in the juvenile justice system and makes recommendations for gender-responsive reform at the local, state, and federal levels. This report emerged...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Juvenile Justice Ministry Start Up Guide

DOWNLOAD What is Juvenile Justice Ministry (JJM)? JJM is one of six core programs serving youth throughout the United States with Youth for Christ/USA (YFC). The program’s focus is to serve youth and their needs in a variety of youth-serving institutions (detention...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Reentry Starts Here

DOWNLOAD This toolkit, Reentry Starts Here: A Guide for Youth in Long-Term Juvenile Corrections and Treatment Programs, was developed as a resource to help young people in juvenile corrections and treatment programs prepare for reentry and success in the...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

The Life Story

This site is dedicated to the girls and women currently struggling to leave the Life, to those who have successfully done so despite enormous challenges, and to their loved ones, advocates and dedicated service providers. The Life Story seeks to elevate the...
AECF–Data Snapshot–Youth Incarceration

Youth Incarceration in the United States

DOWNLOAD A sea change is underway in our nation’s approach to dealing with young people who get in trouble with the law. Although we still lead the industrialized world in the rate at which we lock up young people, the youth confinement rate in the United States is...