Notes from the Field: Cambridge, MA

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

This profile describes the development of Cambridge, MA’s Safety Net Collaborative–a coordinated network of community-based intervention and diversion services for youth and their families. The profile includes a summary of the city’s planning process, an overview of the program, a snapshot of general outcomes, and reflections from those in the reform movement.

2016 Status Offense Reform Policy Academy

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Thursday, January 7th, 2016

The Vera Institute of Justice’s Status Offense Reform Center (SORC) is now accepting applications for its first Policy Academy on November 17-18, 2016. The two-day event, which is generously supported by the MacArthur Foundation, will be held in Connecticut—a state that has established itself as a leader in juvenile justice and status offense reform during […]