Juvenile Justice

Report: Mentoring in Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts

This report provides an overview of a project in which NCJFCJ visited OJJDP-funded mentoring programs at 10 juvenile treatment drug court sites and conducted a focus group to discuss youth’s strengths and challenges.

Investing in Teachers Instead of Prisons

On September 30, 2015, Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave a speech at the National Press Club, addressing the role of teachers in ending the school to prison pipeline.

National Youth Justice Awareness Month, 2015

National Youth Justice Month, 2015 is an opportunity to reinvigorate efforts to prevent youth from entering the juvenile justice system and promote diverse opportunities for young people to lead productive and successful lives.