New Program Strives to Reduce Crossover Between Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice System

Lane County, among 13 other jurisdictions across the nation, has been selected to implement a new juvenile justice program created by Georgetown University. The program, “Crossover Youth,” is designed to reduce the number of young people who crossover between child welfare and the juvenile justice system.
Staff from Lane County Youth Services, as well as former juvenile delinquent Denise Ramirez, share what this program means to Lane County in the clip below.

Cecilia Bianco is an account executive for Prichard Communications. She contributes to the Reclaiming Futures blog regarding topics of juvenile justice reform and substance abuse prevention.

Updated: February 08 2018