By Lori Howell, September 23 2011
- NYT Editorial: Fewer Teenagers Locked Up in the US
There are 25% fewer incarcerated young people than last decade. Learn more about that federal data from the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and sustainability and strategy from Three Strategies for Changing Juvenile Justice, a previous post on www.reclaimingfutures.org.
- Restorative Justice: Hot Topic in SF District Attorney’s Race
Candidates debate bringing together offenders, victims and community members to discuss the impact of a crime and help repair the damage through accountability and rehabilitation rather than punishment.
- Liquor Store Density Linked to Youth Homicides
U.S. studies find a correlation between the density of alcohol outlets, availability of single-serve alcoholic beverages and violent crime rates among teens and young adults ages 13 to 24.
- Analysis of the Riots in Britain
While the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill committee plans to meet on October 10, 2011, Neil Puffet reports on riot prevention legislation and its infringement on children's rights and the nation's hardline reaction to disorder.
- Podcast Series: Schools 2 Prisons Pipeline
Our American Generation, a youth-powered think tank for social justice, discusses the rise of prisons and school discipline and what we can do to empower communities.
- Register now for Rev Up! Professional Development for Youth Activism
Attend this four-day professional development at the Chicago Freedom School for adults who support -- or want to support -- youth organizing in their organizations, schools, houses of worship, and neighborhoods.
When: October 11-14, 2011
Where: 719 S. State St., Suite 3N, Chicago, Illinois
Cost: $325 - Early bird registration fee no later than September 26
$375 - Regular full registration fee after September 26
(The fee includes breakfast and lunch)
For more information, please contact Alex Poeter at (312) 435-1201 or email@example.com.
Lori Howell is a Senior Associate at Prichard Communications. She is a seasoned public affairs practitioner with a background in public policy, fundraising, and education. Lori helps clients with online editorial services, media relations, and publications. Before joining Prichard Communications, she served as chief of staff for Greg Macpherson, a former Oregon state legislator, an account executive for the Northwest Evaluation Association, a nonprofit educational testing consortium, and once taught English in Choshi, Japan.
Topics: Adolescent Mental Health, Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment, Funding, Juvenile Justice Reform, No bio box
Updated: February 08 2018