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Families in Justice

                        Juvenile In Justice is a project to visualize the American juvenile justice system.

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Families In Justice

We help family members of system-involved tell their stories and share them on the blog. You can share your story with us here.  

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We interview people doing great work in the juvenile justice field and share their insight with our readers. 

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Are you the family member of a system-involved youth? Are you an organization working to improve outcomes for youth in the justice system? We want to hear from you:


About Juvenile in Justice

Juvenile In Justice is a project to document
the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities that treat, confine, punish, assist and, occasionally, harm them.

According to the American Correctional Association, the average cost to incarcerate a juvenile for a 9-12 month period is between $66,000 and $88,000. In California, the cost is $224,712.

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