Research Report Reforming Juvenile Justice Systems
Janeen Buck Willison, Meredith Dank, Megan Denver, John Roman, Additional Authors
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Much of todays literature on youth programs emphasizes the importance of evidencebased approaches. The Urban Institutes evaluation found Reclaiming Futures to be a promising strategy, however, many of the features that may be responsible for the positive system changes seen in the Reclaiming Futures initiative were inspired by practices not yet tested thoroughly by evaluators. This report examines two such components of the Reclaiming Futures initiative: positive youth development and cultural competence.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Children and youth
Tags Juvenile justice Delinquency and crime
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center