New Project: Implementing California A.B 1911 Regarding Dual Status Youth

We are excited to announce a new partnership agreement with the Judicial Council of California to support implementation of the provisions of the recently enacted California Assembly Bill No. 1911. These provisions include working with a designated committee of California youth serving stakeholders to develop and report to the Legislature its recommendations to enhance comprehensive … Continued

New Project: Case Flow Management in Idaho

John Tuell (Executive Director) and Kari Harp (Project Director, Probation System Reform) are working with the Administrative Office of the Courts in Idaho and a state level workgroup to support the design of case flow standards that will guide timelines and procedures for the juvenile delinquency court processes across the state. They will be returning … Continued

Building and Sustaining Dual Status Youth Reform in Santa Clara, California

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Santa Clara County (California) through its Probation Department to provide training and technical assistance in support of the ongoing implementation and sustainability of their Dually Involved Youth initiative and its partners. The partnership will involve on-site consultation with the DIY Unit and the Executive Team through … Continued

New Project: Probation System Review to be Conducted in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

The RFK National Resource Center is excited to announce that the Bob and Linda Davis Family Fund has generously committed funds for the Milwaukee County Delinquency and Court Services Division, led by Mark Mertens (Administrator), to conduct a comprehensive probation system review designed to produce findings and recommendations that will enhance policy, practice and service … Continued

October is National Youth Justice Awareness Month!

In his proclamation, President Obama reminded Americans of their responsibility to ensure a “fair shot” for all children and challenged us all to observe this month by “taking action to support our youth.”  The RFK National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice is proud to support communities across the nation taking those actions every … Continued