This panel brought together a group of experts to discuss ways that youth justice systems can shift resources, especially financial, to community-led and -owned supports for young people.
Yannick Wood, Director of Criminal Justice Reform at New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, offers recommendations for states in providing funding for community-based service providers.
Terri Williams, Chief Development Officer at Community Solutions, Inc., speaks about the reinvestment program in Kansas and its effectiveness in creating positive change.
Valerie Slater, Executive Director of RISE for Youth, on the importance of shifting leadership, decision-making power, and resources to justice-impacted communities.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Chief Development Officer,
Community Solutions, Inc.
Director, Criminal Justice Reform Program, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
RISE for Youth