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Admirable Artwork from Broad River Road Complex

2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Broad River Road Complex PbS is delighted to call this artistry from Broad River Road Complex a finalist for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest! Thank you for sharing your talent with us and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the artwork here. The annual PbS Kids Got Talent Contest invites all youths in PbS fa ...

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“Better Together” with South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center

2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center PbS is pleased to present a cover of Luke Combs’ “Better Together” as a finalist for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center. Thanks for sharing your talent and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the video here. The annual PbS Ki ...

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Naselle Youth Camp Named Finalist for the 2021 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Naselle Youth Camp (NYC) has been named as a finalist in the correction category for the 2021 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for their work in reducing confinement and shifting to a culture where youths are rarely in their rooms and never sent there as punishment.

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Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility Brings the Talent

2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility We are pleased to present an original vocal performance and a duo dance to the theme song to “Max and Ruby” as the finalists for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility. Thanks for sharing your talents and congratulations on becoming f ...

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North Dakota Youth Correctional Center Named Finalist for the 2021 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

North Dakota Youth Correctional Center (NDYCC) has been named as a finalist in the correction category for the 2021 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for developing an enhanced culture of safety and a supportive environment in their facility.

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A Song for Mama from Ferris School

2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Ferris School PbS is pleased to present a duo performing an original song for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Ferris School. Thank you for sharing your talents with us and congratulations on becoming finalists! View the video here. The annual PbS Kids Got Talent Contest invites all youths in PbS facilities and p ...

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Two Times the Talent from Maricopa County

2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Maricopa County Juvenile Detention Center - Durango We are thrilled to present a brilliant cover of “All of My Love” by Led Zeppelin on the keyboard and an outstanding original vocal performance from Maricopa County Juvenile Detention Center – Durango. Thank you for sharing your talents and congratulations on becoming final ...

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Illinois Youth Center- Warrenville Reception Named Finalist for the 2021 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

Illinois Youth Center- Warrenville Reception in Naperville, IL was selected as one of the finalists in the detention and assessment category for the 2021 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for their comprehensive work to implement best practices to ensure the facility is a safe and healthy environment for youths and staff.

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Data Snapshot - Responding to the Pandemic: Fewer Youths in Custody

In April 2021, the average daily population in detention centers and correction facilities continued to decline slightly and remained below pre-pandemic numbers. Policy changes to admission, transfers and releasing youths may have contributed to fewer youths in custody.

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Data Snapshot - COVID-19 Prevention and Protection Strategies

During the month of April 2021, 90% or more of PbS participating facilities were implementing the majority of recommended pandemic responses. Agencies created strategies to reduce the impact, presence and spread of COVID-19. 

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