Source: (2010) John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Models for Change provides funding, technical assistance, and other forms of support to a range of juvenile justice
systems reform efforts in four key partner states: Pennsylvania, Illinois, Louisiana, and Washington. By supporting
change in a variety of sites, and on a range of issues, Models for Change is helping to generate multiple models of
systems reformâ€”all home-grown, but all capable of being studied, shared, and adapted elsewhere. This report briefl y
summarizes four promising practice innovations that have emerged from this work. Each is a locally developed response
to a core challenge faced by juvenile justice practitioners everywhere. The four innovations include: Pennsylvania Academic and Career/Technical Training (PACTT) Alliance; Peacekeeping Circlesâ€”expanding informal alternatives in Peoria, Illinois; Jefferson Parrishâ€”dealing with racial disparities at the front door in Louisiana; and King Countyâ€”uniting for youth in Washington.
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