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Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)

A juvenile justice reform initiative that ensures that “the right youth, is in the right place, for the right reasons.”

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The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI), the Massachusetts chapter of a national public safety partnership, has been working with community design studio Action! by Design to engage people in Massachusetts in reimagining juvenile justice to ensure that the right youth is in the right place for the right reason.

JDAI is committed to centering the voice of our communities; those impacted by the system, practitioners working within it, and the broader resident population through a Community Survey on Youth Justice. 
The goal of this survey is to gather input about perceptions of juvenile justice in Massachusetts and how to improve and/or reimagine this system. We’re hoping this survey can be completed by as many people as possible. 

Fill out the survey here and, if you can share it with your network, here is the survey link:


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