|Assistant Attorney General Mason Blogs about Rethinking Youth Incarceration
December 22, 2016
In a new blog post on the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website, Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason discusses the drawbacks of incarcerating youth. The blog highlights a meeting that OJP hosted on October 21 where Mason joined OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee, National Institute of Justice Director Nancy Rodriguez, and juvenile justice experts for a conversation about youth incarceration.
Read the recent paper by the National Institute of Justice-funded Harvard Executive Session on Community Corrections.
Learn more about alternatives to incarceration on the OJJDP website.
View and download OJJDP’s "Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2014: Selected Findings."