Community Café: Bringing the Reports to Life 

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Co-host: Cook County Justice For Children

This quarterly meeting was co-hosted and facilitated by Cook County Justice for Children and focused on findings from two 2015 reports: 1) Enhanced Transparency in the Cook County Juvenile Court: A Pathway to Reform and 2) What can the Cook County Juvenile Court do to improve its ability to help our youth? A Juvenile Justice Needs Assessment. The discussion began with an overview of the reports and recommendations, followed by group discussions using the World Café method of group dialogue.

  • Juliana Stratton, Esq., Cook County Justice for Children
  • Era Laudermilk, Illinois Justice Project
  • Molly McCoy, Cook County Justice for Children
  • LaCreshia Birts, YMCA's Youth Safety Violence Prevention Program
  • Sarah Yousuf, Enlace

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