Notes from the Field: Cambridge, MA


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


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 […]