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Here, you can learn JPI's perspective on criminal and juvenile justice systems and how we can improve the well-being of people and communities, including our most recent press releases, appearences in the media, and other criminal and juvenile justice related news.

For media inquiries, contact Marc Schindler, Executive Director, at (202) 215-7070 or Elizabeth McCabe Deal, at 917-620-9540. 

How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health
Citing JPI's Juvenile Justice Factsheet.
Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime
The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that research shows will reduce crime and help make our communities safer.
Justice Department Ends Era of Pushing Police Reform
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Is it now inevitable that all states will raise the age?
With New York and North Caroline passing raise the age policies, it seems innevitable that the remaining states will follow.
Locking Kids in Jail for Misbehavior Isn’t Just Unfair—It’s Abuse
Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.
Congress’ chance to do right by America’s youth
Why Congress should reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
Commentary: Our Work to Reform the Juvenile Justice System Is Not Yet Complete
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Baltimore community programs help residents, reduce crime
Citing JPI's The Right Investment.
Youth Advocates Release Statement Opposing the President's Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Community Members
JPI joins partner organizations across the juvenile justice and criminal justice field for a statement on President Trump's comments.
The mounting costs of nationwide immigration enforcement
JPI staff writes about the costs of crimmigration .
Kamala Harris wants to offer states money to end “money bail” systems that are often discriminatory
Citing JPI's Bail Fail.
The Constitution and students’ rights
Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest.
It’s time to end cash bail that leads unfairly to time in jail
Citing JPI's Bail Fail.
Pennsylvania offers a new 'smart on crime' approach. But does it actually work?
Quoting JPI's Jason Ziedenberg.
How ‘Raise the Age’ Laws Might Reduce Recidivism
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

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