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Denormalizing Violence

Butts, Jeffrey with Lindsay Bostwick and Jeremy Porter (2014). Denormalizing Violence: Evaluation Framework for a Public Health Model of Violence Prevention. New York, NY: Research & Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. The Research & Evaluation (R&E) Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is currently evaluating…Read More »

Line Drawing

Butts, Jeffrey A. and John K. Roman (2014). Line Drawing: Raising the Minimum Age of Criminal Court Jurisdiction in New York. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. In his 2014 State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a…Read More »

Ready for Success

Tomberg, Kathleen A. (2013). Ready for Success: A Profile of YouthBuild Mentoring Participants. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. The YouthBuild USA National Mentoring Alliance program (“YouthBuild Mentoring”) seeks to engage students with responsible, supportive, committed adult volunteers in order to help young people achieve success…Read More »

Youth Development Through Service

Tomberg, Kathleen A. (2013). Youth Development Through Service: A Quality Assessment of the YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. The YouthBuild AmeriCorps program serves youth facing a multitude of challenges, including a lack of education and job skills, community disengagement, and economic disadvantage….Read More »

Teaming up for Safer Cities

Butts, Jeffrey A., Caterina Roman, and Kathleen A. Tomberg (2012). Teaming up for Safer Cities. A Report from the Implementation Assessment of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. The efforts inspired by the National Forum on Youth…Read More »

Homicide by Neighborhood…

Chauhan, Preeti and Lauren Kois (2012). Homicide by Neighborhood: Mapping New York City’s Violent Crime Drop. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. Researchers, scholars, and policymakers interested in the falling rate of violent crime in New York City (NYC) have attempted to pinpoint…Read More »

Pioneers of Youth Justice Reform…

Evans, Douglas N. (2012). Pioneers of Youth Justice Reform: Achieving System Change Using Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment Strategies. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. In the past three decades, state and local governments implemented a variety of reform strategies to reduce the youth justice…Read More »

The French Prison System…

Kazemian, Lila and Catrin Andersson (2012). The French Prison System: Comparative Insights for Policy and Practice in New York and the United States. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. Despite many differences between French and American correctional practices, the two countries have common challenges…Read More »

Juvenile Justice Q & A

Butts, Jeffrey A. (2012). Juvenile Justice Q & A. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. City University of New York. Jeffrey Butts answers key questions about juvenile justice, including “what exactly is juvenile justice?”… “what does it mean when we read statistics about youth in ‘the system’?” … and…Read More »

Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment…

Butts, Jeffrey A. and Douglas N. Evans (2011). Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment: Three Strategies for Changing Juvenile Justice. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,  City University of New York. John Jay Press Release New York Times Editorial — Albany Times Union Editorial Pew Charitable Trusts — Irish Penal Reform Trust…Read More »

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