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Project CRAFT: A National Model for Training Juvenile Offenders

Hamilton, Robin
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Kaleidoscope of Justice: Highlighting Restorative Juvenile Justice. 1(2): 7. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Balanced and Restorative Justice Project, Florida Atlantic University. Downloaded 21 January 2005.

Here Robin Hamilton writes about the Home Builders Institute’s Project CRAFT. The acronym “CRAFTâ€? stands for Community, Restitution, and Apprenticeship-Focused Training. Project CRAFT is a several month-long comprehensive, hands-on training program designed to give young people skills in the construction trades. It is recognized as a national model in training and placing high-risk youth in the building trades. Hamilton summarizes the history of the project, its key elements, and some of its successes.


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