This panel discussed why data is so crucial to efforts to transform youth justice systems and the way we think about justice for young people, how data has been used in past transformation efforts, and some key ways that other leaders can use data (and how to do it).
Co-Director, Youth Justice Initiatives, Columbia Justice Lab
The Carey Group
Alianza for Youth Justice
Marcia Rincon-Gallardo, Executive Director of Alianza for Youth Justice, discusses the importance of changing how we collect data to align with evolving goals.
Yamanda Wright of RTI International asserts that accurate data collection should reflect how youth define themselves.
Susan Burke, Executive Director of The Carey Group, explores the question of how to define data and how to use data to tell a fuller story.