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ARTICLE: Introducing Community Service Learning in Juvenile Justice, Youth Justice, and Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury Diversion Programs.

Written by Charles Degelman (Constitutional Rights Foundation); Carolyn Pereira (Constitutional Rights Foundation), and Scott B. Peterson (United States Department of Justice). This innovative, new juvenile-justice approach applies principles of school-based service learning, balanced and restorative and community justice, and law-related education to update and improve traditional, court-ordered, mandatory community service. Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury…

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Teen Court Empowers Students, Avoids Formal Court Hearings: Students Learn by hearing Juvenile Probation Diversion cases at School in Arizona.

Clara Colmenero, PIOc.colmenero@jbazmc.maricopa.gov(602) 372-0874Newsrooms: Video of this program can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FoLCRt2wFMAdditional B-roll footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP5KXclZ1nY PHOENIX (June 21, 2022) – By bringing a courtroom atmosphere into the classroom, kids are learningfrom hearing real-life Diversion cases involving youth. Teen Court is a program facilitated through the Maricopa County Juvenile Probation Department, part of the Judicial…

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Registration Open — 29th Global Youth Justice Training on Juvenile Diversion Programs this 6/28-29, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Registration Open — 29th Global Youth Justice Training is 6/28-29/22 in Boston, MA at The NonProfit Conference Center on Establishing JUVENILE DIVERISON Programs that are in 48 States & 2,035+ Locations w/500+ NO Arrest if Youth/Teen/Peer Court & Peer Jury Completed and the Rule of Law Model by ABA NOT Restorative Circles. Registration $195 and…

911 Day Flag of Honor Across America Memorials

Global Youth Justice, Inc. designed and launched the new 9/11 DAY Flag of Honor Across America Memorials in 2020. It was picked by the US Federal Government as 1 of only 5 Federal 9/11 DAY Projects to Launch on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Day on 9/11/2021 — and this BLOG POST includes all of the 60 USA sites and states and more.

300 Photos 1st 9/11 DAY Flag of Honor Across America Memorials on September 11, 2021. https://gem.godaddy.com/p/5000041/preview Federal AmeriCorps co-sponsored and co-funded this new annual Memorial in 60 Communities in 25 States in Memory of 50 Different 9/11 Day Victims at each Memorial, so all 2,983 were NEVER FORGOTTEN. (At the Bottom of this post are…

American Bar Association Global Youth Justice

American Bar Association’s Governing Body — House of Delegates, unanimously Votes on Resolution urging for the creation and support for peer-driven Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court Diversion Programs to Divert Youth from Court Proceedings and Adjudications, while at the same time teaching the rule of law, civic engagement, and inclusive democracy.

Resolution Adopted and ABA House of Delegates Unanimously and ABA 17 Page Summary included at the end of this Global Youth Justice Blog. AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATIONADOPTED BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATESUnanimous and Excellent 17 Page Brief written by the American Bar Association RESOLUTION RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, territorial, tribaland local…

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Youth Diversion: 10 Best Practices and Programs in USA.

The Institute for Innovation and Implementation at University of Maryland School of Social Work releases a Literature Review of the Top 10 Overall Best Practices and Diversion Programs in America by Jill Farrell, Aaron Betsinger, and Paige Hammond. Purpose of this ReportThe following report provides a summary of youth diversion programs and practices, including best…

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Civil Citation and Teen Court MOU Policy in Florida wins USDOJ Award, and both Final MOU 10 Page and Research both in this Global Youth Justice Blog Post.

In Florida, USA the Civil Citation Program of not arresting youth and sending them to Teen Court has been on the books since 1990, however it was not widely used for about 10 years, and then continued expanding. However, it was in 2017, that State Attorney Melissa Nelson from Fourth Circuit Court had 22 stakeholders…

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American Probation and Parole Association’s Resolution Supporting the Formation and Expansion of Diversion Programs called Youth Court, Teen Court, Student Court, Peer Court and Peer Jury.

American Probation and Parole Association’s Resolution Supporting the Formation and Expansion of Youth-Led and Volunteer-Driven Diversion Programs called Youth Court, Teen Court, Student Court, Peer Court and Peer Jury. WHEREAS, youth courts—also known as teen courts, peer courts and student courts— are one of the fastest growing crime intervention and prevention programs in the nation; WHEREAS, youth…

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Registration 95% Filled for 28th Global Youth Justice Training in Boston, MA this 3/21-22/22.

New — Registration Open and 95% Filled for the 28th Global Youth Justice Training — the 1st Professional Development Institute on Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury Diversion Programs this March 21-22, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA @ https://www.globalyouthjustice.org/trainings/upcoming-trainings/

Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. Statement on 1st Annual 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorials on September 11, 2021

Honorable Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. Statement on 1st Annual 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorials on September 11, 2021.

Honorable Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. (Global Youth Justice, Inc. Co-Founder and Board Vice President since 2009) Statement on GLOBAL YOUTH JUSTICE’S 1st Annual 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorials on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in 60 USA Communities in 24 States. “1st Annual 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorials on Saturday September 11,…