8th Annual JDAI Statewide Conference Focuses on Reform Efforts, Research and Results in Massachusetts
Nearly 300 juvenile justice professionals and advocates from across Massachusetts convened on October 29, 2015 to highlight how data-driven partnerships between the court, juvenile justice agencies, and other community and family stakeholders are striving to reduce the overuse of pre-adjudication detention for low-offending youth.
Nate Balis, Director of the Juvenile Justice Strategy Group of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, delivered a keynote citing that Massachusetts matters in the national conversation of building juvenile detention reform practices.
Dr. Joseph Doyle, Ph.D., Professor of Applied MIT Sloan School of Management presented research on the long-term outcomes of juvenile incarceration.
- Implementing System Reform for Girls
- Keeping Youth Off Drugs and Out of Detention
- What About School? Educational Services and Advocacy for Youth in Detention
- Using Data to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Questions, contact: JDAI@mass.state.gov
Photos from the 2015 JDAI Statewide Conference
The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) in Massachusetts works to ensure that “the right youth, is in the right place, for the right reasons.”
This information is provided by the Massachusetts Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative.