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Recreational Therapy is Lifesaver for Kids in Juvenile Detention – Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Bill Dorsey works as a shift supervisor at the Ada County Juvenile Justice Detention Center in Boise, Idaho. Outside of his daily duties, Dorsey also provides a valuable service to the youths held in detention — he teaches music. By providing…
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In Miami, a Museum Attempts to Bring Teens and Cops Together Over Art – Hyperallergic

Art Detectives is a program in the Miami-Dade area that was created in partnership with the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Miami-Dade Police Department, Breakthrough Miami, and Links, Inc. Greater Miami Chapter. The program focuses on art to…
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These Juvenile Offenders are Choosing a New Sentence: Shakespeare – The New York Post

Juveniles in Massachusetts who commit low-level crimes can be alternatively sentenced to perform Shakespeare in a six-week program. The program was started 17 years ago by Paul Perachi, a former high school principal who recruited the theater…