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Director Candice Jones and 4 Opportunities for Reform in the Illinois Dept. of Juvenile Justice

John Maki | Posted 04.14.2014 | Chicago
John Maki

As Illinois' only non-partisan juvenile and adult prison watchdog, the JHA congratulates Candice Jones on her appointment to become the new Director of the IDJJ. While Illinois has made important progress in building a better juvenile justice system, IDJJ's mission still remains more of an aspiration than a reality.

Plug The Budget Gap With Juvenile Justice Reform

Paula Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paula Wolff

A citizens' group has been appointed to find places to cut the budget. One of the first places they should look is the Department of Corrections, which spends a shocking $1.4 billion each year to lock up 45,000 people.