Juvenile Justice & Budget Shortfalls


The National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) recommends options for juvenile justice advocates to pursue in states facing budget shortfalls in a new study. The paper The Real Costs and Benefits of Change: Finding Opportunities for Reform During Difficult Fiscal Times,offers two core ideas: leverage deinstitutionalization and realigning/reducing spending.

Read the study here.

Use the Crime Report for more information on Juvenile Justice.

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