A Change for Our Future

Juveniles for Justice,
J4J youth advocates lead a workshop for professionals.

For their 2015-2016 project, Juveniles for Justice youth advocates focused on access to higher education for justice-involved youth. The advocates developed a set of recommendations for juvenile justice facilities to help youth prepare for and attend college. Youth advocates also developed a workshop to help juvenile facility staff better support and encourage youth to plan for college. Their workshop explains their recommendations for facilities and includes role-playing exercises to demonstrate how the recommendations can be applied.

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