Butts, Jeffrey A. and Sheyla Delgado (2014). Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Cure Violence Model in New York City. New York, NY: Research & Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the City Council of New York City, the Research and Evaluation Center is evaluating the effectiveness of the “Cure Violence” model of violence … Continue reading Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Cure Violence Model in New York City
From a Google+ Hangout hosted by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange involving Jeffrey Butts and Cynthia Lum from George Mason University. Continue reading What are Evidence-Based Practices?
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE.org) hosted a Google Hangout (online live chat) between the director of the Research & Evaluation Center, Jeffrey Butts, and Cynthia Lum from the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy at George Mason University. The conversation covered a number of topics, including the nature of evidence-based practices, how programs or practices become evidence-based, and forces that often complicate the connections between evidence … Continue reading Discussing Evidence-Based Policy and Practice
Reducing youth crime is a complicated business, and I think we all know that it takes more than punishment. If it were possible to stop crime by simply increasing punishment, we would certainly know it by now. Continue reading Statement of Jeffrey A. Butts to the New York Commission on Youth, Public Safety and Justice
Introductory Comments at the Fall 2013 Pinkerton Symposium on Youth Justice Jeffrey A. Butts, Director of the Research & Evaluation Center John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, NY Continue reading No More Magic Birthdays
A CLOSER LOOK: Examining “Close to Home” and New York’s Transformation of Youth Justice Pinkerton Symposium on Youth Justice Sponsored by the Pinkerton Foundation and the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative at John Jay College in Collaboration with the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation of New York City John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 West 59th Street New York, NY 2nd Floor Dining Hall May 5, 2014 8:30 … Continue reading Spring 2014 Pinkerton Symposium