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Feb 13

JDAI Expands in Arkansas with CCLP’s Support

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Initiative Now Reaches a Third of State’s Youth Population

On January 23, CCLP staff members Tiana Davis and Jason Szanyi traveled to Little Rock, Arkansas, to help officially launch the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative in Pulaski County. Pulaski County is the third JDAI site in Arkansas, and it is the…

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Feb 13

CCLP’s Assessments of Youth Facility Conditions Spur Major Reforms

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Reports in Kentucky, Maine Lead to New Protections for Kids

CCLP was asked by officials in Kentucky and Maine to conduct assessments of conditions of confinement of youth in those states. CCLP, along with a team of experts, visited four juvenile detention facilities throughout the state of Kentucky, generating reports…

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Feb 13

Center for Children’s Law and Policy Launches Project to Improve Equity and Fairness in Youth Arrest and Diversion

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Four Police Agencies Sought for New Law Enforcement Leadership For Equity Initiative

 

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Apr 3

CCLP’s Stop Solitary for Kids Campaign Featured in International Human Rights Report

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In March 2016, the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the American University Washington College of Law released a new publication entitled Protecting Children Against Torture in Detention: Global Solutions for a Global Problem. The report contains a chapter written by…

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Nov 3

CCLP Trains New York State Officials on Dynamics of Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody

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Thank you to officials at the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs for the opportunity to train staff on the dynamics of sexual abuse of youth in custody. To learn more about CCLP’s work to end sexual victimization of children, visit…

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