Fountain for Youth Evaluation Summary

Nancy Jacobs and Terri Jackson, with Brenda Vargas and Leah Namour (1998). ¬†Fountain for Youth Evaluation Summary. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Fountain for Youth in New York City was established in October 1995 with a grant from the National Funding Collaborative on Violence Prevention. ¬†The Fountain joined eleven other sites…

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An Early Vision of PYD in Juvenile Justice

Schwartz, Robert G. (2000). Juvenile Justice and Positive Youth Development. In Youth Development: Issues, Challenges and Directions (pp. 233-279). Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures. The American system of juvenile justice has existed for 100 years because of two beliefs that have remained relatively constant: (1) that youth are not as culpable for their conduct as adults; and (2) that youth are…

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