Juvenile Justice

Report: Spotlight on Juvenile Justice Initiatives: A State by State Survey

This report highlights the results of a state-level survey of juvenile justice initiatives from 34 states as reported by their State Advisory Groups. 

Resource: The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0: Resources for Developing Programs for Incarcerated Youth

This toolkit provides information, program descriptions, and links to important resources that can assist juvenile correctional facilities and other organizations with designing effective mentoring programs for neglected and delinquent youth, particularly those who are incarcerated.

Resource: Updates to Statistical Briefing Book on Homicide Data

These updates to the Statistical Briefing Book include the addition of FAQs regarding juvenile homicide victims and juvenile homicide offending.

Resource: 5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data

This brief, published by the National Center for Juvenile Justice with support from OJJDP, provides specific examples of how juvenile court judges can use aggregate data to learn more about their courtroom practices and the jurisdictions they serve. 

Resource: Mentoring as a Component of Reentry

This resource developed by the National Reentry Resource Center, provides recommendations to help community-based organizations integrate adult mentoring into existing reentry programming