Lisa Macaluso is the Senior Juvenile Justice Policy Advisor at the Center for Children’s Law and Policy.
Prior to joining the CCLP, Lisa was the Deputy Director of Crime Prevention for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office implementing New Jersey’s Strategy for Safe Streets and Neighborhoods. She also served as the Director of the Office of Local Programs and Services with the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, where she led the development and implementation of a number of innovative policies and practices including the state level replication of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. In addition to her work at the CCLP, Lisa is also a consultant with the Annie E. Casey Foundation as a JDAI Team Leader.
Lisa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Stockton State College, and her Master’s degree from Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. Lisa currently lives in Allentown, NJ with her husband Dave and her daughter, Peyton.