Six rural towns in Vermont are combating youth substance use thanks to inspiration from the small Nordic country of Iceland.
Texas-based advocacy groups are working to pass a bill to shorten long juvenile prison sentences.
Spokane Public Schools in Washington is helping students take accountability and be supported by their community through restorative justice practices.
Nonprofits across the U.S. are working to stop gun violence in schools, which is disproportionately caused by students.
A newly elected county attorney in Wyoming teamed with law enforcement, advocates and others to push juvenile diversion reforms and transform the way the county deals with juvenile crime.
Photographer Richard Ross transports viewers into the cells of America’s confined children, through his body of work “Juvenile in Justice.”
Founded in 1883, National Crittenton was the first group to open its doors to young women pushed to the edges of society, providing a safe place to sleep, community and emotional support. National Crittenton still wrestles against the risk factors — sex trafficking, domestic violence and poverty — that drove girls into the juvenile justice system more than a century ago, and still do today.
Whether youth are currently incarcerated, detained or under post-release supervision, Storycatchers Theatre artists work alongside them in Chicago to teach them means of coping with their traumas.
Humanize My Hoodie brand co-founders Jason Sole and Andre Wright aim to destigmatize clothing trends that are associated with Black and brown individuals while also humanizing the person “underneath the hoodie.”
A juvenile county courthouse in Georgia is adopting a non-traditional architectural design to positively impact kids’ experiences with the justice system.