Juvenile Justice & Youth Development

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Juvenile justice and youth development links are organized into the following general categories.  Links to both Connecticut and national sites are provided:

TOP of pageYouth Development Information

  Connecticut Youth Development Links:

  National Youth Development Links:

  • American Youth Policy Forum - A professional development organization providing learning experiences for policymakers and practitioners working on youth issues.  This site contains links to related agencies, publications on youth issues, and forum briefs on youth and community development topics.  (www.aypf.org)
  • ChildStats.gov - Provides easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families including population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.  (www.childstats.gov)
  • FHI360 – Youth-related initiatives of this non-profit organization focus on shifting the public debate from youth problems to youth development.  This site contains information on programs, tools and publications in the areas of youth development, civic participation, employment, entrepreneurship and education. (www.fhi360.org).
  • Kids Count - Tracks the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children in the U.S. using a wide variety of government statistics and survey data.  The Kids Count Data Book provides state-by-state profiles, maps, and rankings.  The site also offers on-line access to a compilation of U.S. Census Data focused on child well-being.  A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. (www.aecf.org)
  • National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth - The Family and Youth Services Bureau's central resource on youth and family policy and practice.  This site contains a wealth of youth development resources, publications and links.  Resources are organized into categories for youth services professionals, policymakers, researchers, students and youth, and parents and community members. (www.ncfy.acf.hhs.gov)
  • Sparkaction– A collaborative journalism and advocacy network to mobilize action by and for youth.  This site includes articles and research on a wide range of child and youth issues. (www.sparkaction.org).
  • Search Institute - A non-profit research organization specializing in practical research benefiting children and youth.  Focuses on positive developmental assets and a community-based approach.  This site contains data, resources, publications, conferences, training, and survey services.  (www.search-institute.org)
  • U.S. Census Bureau - Provides detailed information and reports derived from the 2010 U.S. Census, including quick facts by state or county, a children's page highlighting data and reports relevant to America's children, and the American Fact Finder, a powerful tool that enables viewing census data multiple ways. (www.census.gov) 

TOP of pageSchool Attendance

  Connecticut School Attendance Links:

National School Attendance Links:

TOP of pageSchool Discipline

Connecticut School Discipline Links:

National School Discipline Links:

TOP of pagePolice and Youth

Connecticut Police and Youth Links:
National Police and Youth Links:

TOP of pageCombating Underage Drinking

    Connecticut Underage Drinking Links:

National Underage Drinking Links:

TOP of pageJuvenile Justice System

Connecticut Juvenile Justice Links:

National Juvenile Justice Links:

TOP of pageDisproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)

Connecticut DMC Links:
National DMC Links:

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