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Research from past year

Marc Schindler's Testimony to the D.C. Council on the Youth Rehabilitation Amendment Act of 2017

On October 26, JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler testified before the D.C. Council in support of the Youth Rehabilitation Act (YRA) of 2017. Schindler urged that the continuation of the YRA to be a part of a larger strategy to address violence in D.C. as well as for the age of eligibility for the D.C. Youth Act to be raised to 25 years of age.  

The Cost of Crimmigration: Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal Justice and Immigration

Exploring the intersection between criminal justice and immigration

How ‘Raise the Age’ Laws Might Reduce Recidivism

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report. 

Raise the Age

Shifting to a safer and more effective juvenile justice system.

Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System

JPI convened advocates, policymakers, practitioners, funders, and directly impacted individuals to flesh out what more effective approaches to serving young adults in the justice system.

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Through a combination of groundbreaking research, communications strategies and technical assistance, we inform advocates, policymakers and the media about fair and effective approaches to justice and community well-being.

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