Fall 2013 Pinkerton Symposium

Fall 2013 Pinkerton Symposium

RAISE THE AGE, TURN THE PAGE: Reconsidering Juvenile and Criminal Court Jurisdiction in New York A Youth Justice Symposium Generously Sponsored by the Pinkerton Foundation John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 2nd Floor Dining Hall 8:30 a.m. -- 1:30 p.m. Featured Speakers Marian Wright Edelman John Roman Vincent Schiraldi [...]

Spring 2013 Pinkerton Symposium

Spring 2013 Pinkerton Symposium

EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY AND PRACTICE IN YOUTH JUSTICE: WHO WINS, WHO LOSES? With the support of the Pinkerton Foundation, New York, NY April 18, 2013 Keynote Speaker Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 2nd Floor Dining Hall See [...]

Presentation to the 2012 Working Session of the National Summit on Youth Violence Prevention

Presentation to the 2012 Working Session of the National Summit on Youth Violence Prevention, December 2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice.  Researchers at John Jay College and Temple University designed an online survey to assess the progress of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention. Based upon the survey results, the efforts of the participating [...]

Fall 2012 Pinkerton Symposium

Fall 2012 Pinkerton Symposium

The Risks and Benefits of Early Intervention with Justice-Involved Youth Prevention and early intervention efforts with youthful offenders are often criticized as doing more harm than good. When communities intervene too early in the cycle of youth offending, young people may be drawn into the formal justice system prematurely. More than half the youth referred [...]

Keynote for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, Sierra Health Foundation

Keynote for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, Sierra Health Foundation

Keynote presentation for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative at the Sierra Health Foundation, Sacramento, California. In 2012, the Sierra Health Foundation launched a new Positive Youth Justice Initiative to improve the outcomes of young people involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, often referred to as crossover youth. Through the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, the Foundation is [...]

Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Brain Development in Juvenile Offenders

Butts, Jeffrey A. (2012). Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Brain Development in Juvenile Offenders. Introductory remarks for a panel discussion at the Tow Foundation symposium: "Kids Behind Bars." John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Center on Media, Crime and Justice. New York, NY. April 23, 2012. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VJFlislqww&feature=youtu.be&rel=0

Assessment of the YouthBuild Mentoring Initiative

Assessment of the YouthBuild Mentoring Initiative

Tomberg, Kathy (2012). Assessment of the YouthBuild Mentoring Initiative. Presentation to the YouthBuild USA National Mentoring Alliance Training. Orlando, Florida.  The Research and Evaluation Center was asked to assist YouthBuild USA in assessing its OJJDP-funded mentoring initiative. The REC helped YouthBuild design and implement self-administered questionnaires that are being completed by YouthBuild students. The project will [...]

Interim Results from the Implementation Assessment of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

Interim Results from the Implementation Assessment of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

Presentation to the 2nd National Summit on Youth Violence Prevention, April 2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice.  Researchers at John Jay College and Temple University designed an online survey to assess the progress of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention in six cities: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, Salinas, and San Jose. Based upon these [...]

Building Juvenile Justice for the Future

Butts, Jeffrey A. (2011). Building a Juvenile Justice System for the Future. Presentation to the Michigan Family Impact Seminar, Michigan State Capitol. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University. Download Presentation http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=CCDbL3108gA&w=500&rel=0