Survivor Protection: Reducing the Risk of Trauma to Child Sex Trafficking Victims
This paper will provide an overview of the legal justifications for extending existing protections for child abuse victim witnesses to domestic child sex trafficking victim witnesses, and highlight various states that have passed legislation to this effect.
Conducting Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) Through a Healing-Informed Approach with System-Involved Latinas
This paper will describe these efforts, provide insights from the YPAR facilitators and youth researchers, and provide recommendations for other community-based facilitators who are considering utilizing YPAR through a healing-informed approach within their own work with Latina girls.
Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance: Centering Girls’ Voice and Choice in Juvenile Justice Reform
We spoke to Christina Quaranta at Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance about their work to center young women in state-based juvenile justice reform as a model of innovation and lessons for the field from the process. This interview has been edited and condensed.
Oregon Coalition of Advocates for Equal Access for Girls: Bringing a Trauma-Informed and Gender-Responsive Lens to Juvenile Justice
National Crittenton spoke to Pam Patton at Oregon Coalition for Equal Access for Girls about their handbooks as a model of innovation and lessons for the field from this process.