How Juvenile Justice is Perpetuating Homelessness Among Youth

The causes of youth being placed in juvenile detention facilities are numerous, some questionable. In fact, many of these placements could be avoided, if not prevented, if strategies and interventions are explored to make child welfare and diversion programs work. Youth involved in the juvenile justice system often have troubled backgrounds. Some are caught in […]

Out of Juvenile Detention, Now What?

For many young people, it is difficult to get their lives back on track after being released from juvenile detention facilities, especially those from racial and ethnic minorities, a new study shows. What this new study doesn’t show is that in an era of mass incarceration and over criminalization of minor ‘offenses’ within certain communities and […]