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An Innovative Approach to Developing Talent for Youth-Serving Employers
FHI360’s Youth Development Practitioner Apprenticeship program offers employers the opportunity to recruit and train employees while giving back to the community and filling their talent pipeline. YDPA targets both existing professionals and opens options for new professionals with lived experience in the communities they serve. Occupations include youth service intake counselors, outreach workers, or justice […]
A New Justice Paradigm: Collaborative Approaches for An Equitable System
A New Justice Paradigm: Collaborative Approaches for an Equitable System, explores the justice system from the perspective of criminal justice practitioners and young adults aged 18 to 24 who have been impacted by the justice system. We take this approach both to understand better— at the ground level—the system that exists and to help imagine […]
Changing Language, Changing Minds: Using Restorative Language to Promote Solidarity and Equity
Restorative, or humanizing language, removes stereotypes and labels and shows solidarity and support to people and communities impacted by a variety of circumstances. Through this guide, we encourage our clients and partners to support and lead change.
Compass Rose Collaborative Young Adult Leadership Council Information Sheet
Launched in 2019, the Young Adult Leadership Council is a key component of NIWL’s Compass Rose Collaborative, a young adult reentry program. This program combines the principles of youth-adult partnerships with reentry programming.
For Direct Service Providers: A Trauma Informed Approach to Working with Opportunity Youth
This online course offers an introduction to the concept of trauma-informed care for adults who serve young people impacted by the justice system and foster care systems as well as those from historically underserved communities. It features a curriculum and resources developed by The RightWay Foundation in Los Angeles. This workforce product was funded by […]
For Employers: A Trauma Informed Approach to Working With Opportunity Youth
This online course offers an introduction to the concept of trauma-informed care for any employer working with young people impacted by the justice system and foster care systems as well as those from historically underserved communities. It features a curriculum and resources developed by The RightWay Foundation in Los Angeles.
From Surviving to Thriving
This paper offers programmatic solutions for education and employment for young people impacted by the U.S. justice system. These best practices were informed by work from the Compass Rose Collaborative.
Going the Extra Mile: A Case Study of Rural Reentry in Arkansas
Going the extra mile: A case study of rural reentry in Arkansas provides an exploration of a small rural community in Southeast Arkansas that takes a unique, individualized approach to reentering young adults ages 18-24. The received wisdom on rural reentry is that it is generally more difficult than reentry in an urban setting. Phoenix […]
Providing Education Inside the Walls: A Michigan Pilot
In 2021 FHI 360 began a collaborative project with the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, to test a replicable 360 model designed to enhance the career and technical educational program offerings for teachers within Michigan juvenile justice facilities and potentially juvenile facilities throughout the nation. FHI 360’s technical assistance specialists […]
The Advantages of an Intermediary Agency to Reentry
This white paper reviews literature and other findings from nongovernmental organizations that point to an intermediary agency as providing the best model for delivering wraparound services to youth returning to their communities after involvement in the U.S. justice system.