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Transforming Closed Adult and Youth Prisons

In recent years policymakers and practitioners have implemented reforms to scale back the United States' punitive criminal justice policies. By year-end 2016 the number of people held in U.S. prisons had declined by 6% since a 2009 peak.…
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FREE Webinar: Transforming Closed Adult and Youth Prisons - July 25 at 1:00 PM

In recent years policymakers and practitioners have implemented reforms to scale back the United States' punitive criminal justice policies. By year-end 2016 the number of people held in U.S. prisons had declined by 6% since a 2009 peak. Reductions…
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Transforming Closed Youth Prisons Repurposing Facilities to Meet Community Needs - The Urban Institute

This brief examines how former youth prisons can be repurposed into new, sustainable assets for neighborhood revitalization, job creation, and social services. Drawing from qualitative interviews with stakeholders involved in youth prison repurposing…