Positive Youth Justice Initiative Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Providers

The following partners support grantees to build capacity in their work to change juvenile justice policies and practices.

California Budget & Policy Center provides Californians with a source of timely, objective and accessible expertise on state fiscal and economic policy issues, with the goal of improving the economic and social well-being of low- and middle-income Californians.

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice works to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems by providing direct services, technical assistance and policy analysis that work in unison to promote a balanced and humane criminal justice system designed to reduce incarceration and enhance long-term public safety.

National Center for Youth Law leads high impact campaigns that weave together litigation, research, public awareness, policy development and technical assistance, with a goal to transform the multiple public systems serving vulnerable children.

National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform provides technical assistance, consulting, research and organizational development in the fields of juvenile and criminal justice, youth development and violence prevention for government agencies, nonprofit organizations and philanthropic foundations.

W. Haywood Burns Institute works to eliminate racial and ethnic disparity by building a community-centered response to youthful misbehavior that is equitable and restorative, working with decision makers at the local level to affect change that transforms juvenile justice systems.