Justice Reform Sector Resources

June, 2016

Police frequently encounter youth running away from home, violating curfew, skipping school, and chronically disobeying adults—misbehavior that can often stem from family conflict and that does not require justice involvement.

May, 2016

Created by the National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School, the Justice Index 2016 uses research and cutting-edge data analytics to measure how all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico undertake to ensure justice for all, including poor Americans.

March, 2016

Since 1970, there has been more than a four-fold increase in the average daily number of people held in the nearly 3,000 jails in the United States, from 157,000 in 1970 to 690,000 in 2014.

January, 2016
Report on better serving the incarcerated individuals who also have mental health concerns.
December, 2015
The Blueprint for Youth Justice Reform is a call to action to funders, policymakers, community leaders, system stakeholders, advocates, youth and families.
November, 2015
View materials and recording of the program "Policing Reform: Building on NYC Successes for a National Reform Movement."
November, 2015
View the live stream recording of the program "Justice Reform: The End of Mass Incarceration."
November, 2015
Issue brief looks at what educational and vocational services are provide to incarcerated youth, among other benchmarks.
October, 2015
Three-part report on the current state of the "war on drugs" -- Dismantling the Prison State; Two Views on the Failure of Policing; and The Chapo Conundrum.
October, 2015
Citing a “critical juncture” and a “historic opportunity” to achieve change, the New York City Bar Association has announced the formation of a Mass Incarceration Task Force.