We Saw Long-lasting Reforms from Models for Change in Our States

The work done during the Models for Change Initiative (funded by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) has embedded structural and practice improvements that continue to influence policy change in juvenile justice toward a more developmentally oriented and equitably responsive system.

New Hub Resource: Principles of Effective Juvenile Justice Policy

The National Conference of State Legislatures Juvenile Justice Principles Work Group’s latest report identifies 12 principles for effective juvenile justice policymaking. The principles and illustrative examples are intended to help states invest in proven methods of juvenile justice reform. See this report and more newly added resources on the Hub.