Announcements—How do we create a child support system that considers the financial limitations and personal needs of Baltimore City parents who are formerly or currently incarcerated?
Announcements—Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, the nation's first and only vintage mobile eatery offering the finest proprietary frozen custard and Mom approved gourmet Goodies, is partnering with the Justice… Continue
Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—Testimony by Paul D. Ashton Research & Grants Coordinator, Justice Policy Institute
Press Releases, Announcements—Follow pathways from the stories to a new comprehensive Juvenile Justice Resource Hub developed in partnership with the National Juvenile Justice Network and the MacArthur Foundation.
Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—Children in Washington, D.C.’s child welfare system are at greater risk for involvement in the justice system due to abuse, neglect and home removal that stem from conditions of poverty,… Continue
Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—This brief examines the intersection of youth mental health and the justice system in Washington, D.C.
Positive Social Investments—This brief examines the intersection of youth employment and public safety in Washington, D.C.
Positive Social Investments—This brief examines the intersection of education and public safety in Washington, D.C.
Announcements—Tune in to PBS Tuesday at 9:00 pm EST to watch "The Central Park Five," a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were… Continue
Fiscal Policy, Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments, Racial Disparities—Removing young people who engage in delinquent behavior from their homes and communities and incarcerating them, is no longer the status quo in five states, say two new reports by JPI.
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—In honor of Black History Month, the Justice Policy Institute recognizes the hard work, sacrifices and achievements of African Americans working on behalf of those who are impacted by the criminal… Continue
Announcements—But we need your support to continue fighting for what will really keep youth safe.
Press Releases, Criminal Justice News—President's prescription to prevent another Newtown tragedy will cause more ills than it cures.
Press Releases—Today, President Obama will issue his Administration's recommendations following last month's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.
Criminal Justice (Adult), Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—In light of the horrific school shootings this month in Newtown, Connecticut, some have called for increasing armed police presence in schools. School safety should be a priority: it is not only… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult)—Crime continues to drop throughout the United States, according to the full 2011 Uniform Crime Report released by the FBI on October 29, 2012. The Justice Policy Institute (JPI), a Washington, D.C.… Continue
Announcements, JPI Daily News Digest—Responses to the JPI poll asking who will be the better President on justice reform in the 2012 Election!
Criminal Justice (Adult), Fiscal Policy—JPI published three reports on the U.S. bail system in an effort to raise public awareness on an issue that is not often highlighted -- and one that most people do not fully understand.
Press Releases—Avoiding ineffective policies in the aftermath
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—JPI Executive Director Tracy Velazquez joins a panel of experts on the issue of serving life sentences.
Criminal Justice (Adult), Racial Disparities—Third report in the series on bail that connects the first two quantitative reports on money bail and the for-profit bail industry to the actual experiences of people who have been involved in the… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult), Fiscal Policy—Second in series on bail recommends the U.S. should end for-profit bail bonding; promote and further institutionalize pretrial services; and require greater transparency within the industry.
Criminal Justice (Adult), Fiscal Policy—JPI's newest analysis shows that the practice of using money to decide release while awaiting trial unfairly impacts low-income communities.
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—Join us during JPI Bail Month as we host a free panel discussion on the impact and influence on money bail September 27. RSVP here .
Criminal Justice (Adult)—Although crime rates are at the lowest they have been in over 30 years, the number of arrests has declined only slightly between 2009 and 20102 and the U.S. still spends more than $100 billion on… Continue
Press Releases—Effective job assistance and training programs set youth on a positive path toward the future
Announcements—Highlighted in this edition of our newsletter: a preview of our 2012 report series, meet our new staff and board members, successes in Maryland, and more!
Veterans & Justice—In this article, Glenna Tinney discusses her personal observation of how war affected a family member and how that same experience plays out today with veterans.