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Data Snapshot: What Young People Say Matters January 2023

Contributing to the national vision of reentry success, PbS analyzes the survey responses of young people in secure facilities, community residential programs, and community supervision. This snapshot shares the voices of 4,620 system-involved young people responding to surveys about their current experiences, quality of life, preparations for reentry, and outlook for their fut ...

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: Building Reentry Data Capacity

On November 15, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of the coordinators currently receiving training and technical assistance through the Improving Juvenile Reentry Programs Capacity for Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting project. Panelists discussed how they improved their agency's reentry data capacity and how the work they have done can be applied in other juvenile justice settings. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

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2022 Reentry Award Winners - Making the Transition as Smooth as Possible

The 2022 PbS Reentry Award recipients are inherently unique in their respective journeys toward independence, yet fundamentally similar in what they need—the essentials most people take for granted. Food and shelter. Basic hygiene products. Clothes and shoes. For those seeking employment, interview attire. For future students, day planners and transportation to and from school. ...

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: Ways Agency Directors Use Data

On May 26, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of agency directors discussing their experiences, what data lets them know reentry is successful, what information is critical, and more. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: What Young People Say They Need

On April 26, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of young people with lived experience discussing their experiences and how juvenile justice agencies could have better helped them with reentry. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

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Data Snapshot - Perspectives on Reentry During the Pandemic

PbS looked at more than 6,000 surveys between April 2020 and October 2021 to understand the impact of COVID-19 on young people leaving residential care and rejoining communities. In this PbS Data Snapshot, we share Youth Reentry Survey responses to some of the questions and issues posed by the pandemic.

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Positive Outcomes for Young People in Challenging Times

The pandemic and racial violence have created more challenges for the staff and young people in the juvenile justice system than I’ve seen in my 27 years in this field. Not to mention the enormous burden of stress that came along with these impossible times.

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: Ways Data Analysts Use Data

On March 24, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of data analysts discussing their experiences, what data lets them know reentry is successful, what information is critical, and more. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice.

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: Ways Probation Officers Use Data

On February 24, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of probation officers discussing their experiences, what reentry success looks like, what information they found most useful to determine placements, and more. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center ...

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Raising the Bar on Juvenile Reentry: Ways Judges Use Data

On January 27, 2022, Performance-based Standards (PbS) hosted a webinar featuring a panel of judges discussing their experiences, what reentry success looks like, what information they find most useful to determine placements, and more. This panel was moderated by Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of PbS, and Melissa Sickmund, Director of the National Center for Juvenile J ...

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