Resources and Publications
Peace Circles Fact Sheet – In 2015, the Summit County Juvenile Court’s Peace, Justice, and Equality Initiative and the Juvenile Justice Coalition collaborated to develop a fact sheet on the Court’s peace circles. a restorative justice practice.
OJJA Fact Sheets – In March 2015, the Ohio Juvenile Justice Alliance (OJJA) released 18 fact sheets and infographics on Ohio’s juvenile justice system. The fact sheets provide a thorough look at juvenile justice issues in Ohio and include national research and best practices, along with Ohio data.
DYS FY16-17 Budget Cuts – In March, 2015, the Ohio Department of Youth Services – the state agency that deals with juvenile justice issues – released its budget for fiscal years 2016-2017 (FY16-17) and called for over $32 million in reductions (described in more detail in this fact sheet). JJC, along with almost 30 other individuals and organziations, signed a letter supporting the reinvestment of the proposed cuts.