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Forum Highlights Improving Youth Outcomes in State Juvenile Justice Systems

November 23, 2015

On November 9, 2015, the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center hosted "Improving Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A 50-State Forum" in Austin, TX. Fifty state teams composed of lawmakers, juvenile justice officials, and judicial leaders convened for this 2-day forum to discuss juvenile justice reforms, lowering re-arrest rates, and improving youth outcomes. OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee delivered the keynote address at the forum.

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The CSG Justice Center, in collaboration with OJJDP, produced several products and tools to help states develop and implement systemwide plans to improve outcomes for youth. CSG released the following products during the forum:

 

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