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Unformatted text preview: here is a base of support for innovation and new approaches. Design projects such as “highdemand” service activities which, when supported by credible community employers and
civic organizations (e.g., the Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis), have a higher probability of
more or less permanent adoption and institutionalization. To ensure that a demonstration
effort to build up the competency development capacity of the juvenile justice system, for
example, is not viewed as a “one-shot” special project rather than a model for institutional
change, include schools and employers as partners and try to impact programs and practices
which block reentry of the delinquent youth into educational and career ladders.
Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 39 (3) Develop an internal steering committee to set goals and monitor progress. This should be a
small management team well acquainted with and committed to the Balanced and Restorative
Justice Model. It's first charge should be to document the “current state” of system
investment in balanced and restorative policies and pr...
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