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Philosophy and Practice: Restorative Justice and Restorative Approaches in Tribal Communities Series

Last month, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Tribal Youth Program hosted its webinar, Philosophy and Practice: Restorative Justice and Restorative Approaches in Tribal Communities. A recording of the webinar can be…
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Jacksonville Man Subject of Landmark Ruling Will Wait Years for his Chance at Release - The Florida Times-Union

Terrence Graham, subject of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Graham v. Florida, may have to wait several years before given a meaningful opportunity for release. Read more.   Image courtesy of the Florida Department of…
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FREE Webinar: Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts & Juvenile Referral/Diversion Provisions - August 16 at 2:00 PM

Session 5: Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts & Juvenile Referral/Diversion Provisions Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT - 4:00:00 PM EDT Register here.
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Transforming Juvenile Probation - The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious…
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FREE Webinar: Philosophy and Practice: Restorative Justice and Restorative Approaches in Tribal Communities Series - May 29, 2:00 PM

Indigenous communities around the world have practiced restorative ways of living for generations. When a wrong caused disruption and harm to the community, leaders sought pathways to guide and encourage individual, family and community healing…
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Jacksonville Teen Sentenced to Life in Prison Ordered Released at Age 57 - The Florida Times-Union

Anthony Dixon was sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile non-homicide offender in 1975. After 43 years in prison, Judge Linda McCallum has ordered Dixon's release. Read more.   Image courtesy of the Florida Department of …
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The Connecticut Experiment: Young brains are still evolving. One prison is trying to take advantage of that - The Marshall Project

A Connecticut prison is piloting a new rehabilitation program in which older prisoners mentor younger offenders. Read more.
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The Model Programs Guide Diversion Implementation Guide

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention hosted a webinar on its Model Programs Guide.   The Webinar will provide an overview of the resources available on the Model…
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Stoneman Douglas Shooter Was Assigned To Controversial Broward Discipline Program, Officials Now Say - WLRN

Broward County's PROMISE Program has received backlash since leaked information has revealed that the Parkland school shooter was involved in the program when he was in middle school. Read more.  
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FREE Webinar: Technology on the Youth Facility Campus, May 7th at 4 PM

On May 7, 2018 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar on Technology on the Youth Facility Campus. This presentation will put emphasis on the diversity of learning: high school, higher education…
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Federal Funding Available for Improving Juvenile Reentry Programs' Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting

This solicitation supports the development and implementation of an effort to improve the capacity of state and local government agencies, and local juvenile reentry programs for data collection, analysis, and reporting. The data capacity improvements…
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Campaign Lessons from Closing Youth Prisons

Last week, Law@theMargins Editor Chaumtoli Huq engaged in conversation with Youth First Initiative (YFI) staff, partners, and youth leaders on their campaign to close youth prisons. Speakers included Mishi Faruqee and Hernan Carvente of YFI, Retha…