Resources and Tools
Providing resources and tools that support the provision of quality services and the rights of girls and young women
The lack of availability of information about girls and young women is an ongoing challenge. National Crittenton is a resource for research and resources focused on girls, producing original research and aggregating the best and latest information from the field.
We make this information available to the Crittenton family of agencies, partner organizations, advocates, stakeholders, and the public.
Articles released by National Crittenton and those developed and released in collaboration with key strategic partners:
See below for news articles and commentary highlighting the lives and experiences of girls and young women living at the margin of the American dream, examined through the work of National Crittenton and the Crittenton family of agencies.
April 30, 2015
Why is the Juvenile Justice System Failing Girls?
March 13, 2015
No retirement for Gwen Bailey while young moms still need her
February 11, 2015
OP-ED: First Problem Is Seeing Abused Girls As ‘Bad Girls’
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
April 15, 2014
Five Ways to Stop Criminalizing Victimized Girls
March 31, 2014
Once a Bad Girl, Not Always a Bad Girl
October 23, 2013
Op-Ed: On Girls Justice Day, Foundation Asks if Females Are “Invisible” in System
The Youth Project
Young Mothers at the Margin: Why pregnant teens need support
Child Welfare League of America: Children’s VOICE
November 21, 2009
Too Many Girls, Young Women Keep an Awful Secret
June 28, 2009
Young Mothers at the Margin
July 7, 2008
How to Really Help Pregnant Teens
The Christian Science Monitor
June 29, 2008
Consider the Perspectives of Teen Mothers