Juvenile Justice Data

CDF publications relevant to Juvenile Justice

Child Poverty in America 2015 National FactSheet

Poverty data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 13, 2016 reveal child poverty declined last year to 14.5 million poor children, one million fewer than in 2014, but still higher than before the recession began in 2007.

September 13, 2016

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State data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 17, 2015 reveal that child poverty in 2014 remains at record high levels in the states. Children are the poorest age group, and the poorest are children of color and those under age six.

October 28, 2015

Child Poverty in America 2014 State Fact Sheet

State data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 17, 2015 reveal that child poverty in 2014 remains at record high levels in the states. Children are the poorest age group, and the poorest are children of color and those under age six.

September 22, 2015

Child Poverty in America 2014 National Fact Sheet

Poverty data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on September 16, 2015 reveal that child poverty declined slightly in 2014, from 21.5 percent in 2013 to 21.1 percent in 2014. While child poverty rates declined for Hispanic, White and Asian children, Black children saw an increase and continue to have the highest child poverty rate. Despite some decreases child poverty among all children remains at shamefully high levels. One in five children – 15.5 million – were poor in 2014, and children remain the poorest age group in the country.

September 17, 2015

Ending Child Poverty Now

For the first time, this report shows that by investing an additional 2 percent of the federal budget into existing programs and policies that increase employment, make work pay, and ensure children’s basic needs are met, the nation could reduce child poverty by 60 percent and lift 6.6 million children out of poverty.

January 28, 2015

Ending Child Poverty Now

For the first time, this report shows that by investing an additional 2 percent of the federal budget into existing programs and policies that increase employment, make work pay, and ensure children’s basic needs are met, the nation could reduce child poverty by 60 percent and lift 6.6 million children out of poverty.

January 28, 2015

The State of America's Children 2014

The State of America's Children 2014

January 23, 2014

Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline

The Children's Defense Fund's top priority is to dismantle America's Cradle to Prison Pipeline crisis that leaves a Black boy born in 2001 with a one-in-three chance of going to prison in his lifetime.

Massachusetts Cradle Coalition Alternatives to Zero Tolerance

Massachusetts Cradle Coalition Alternatives to Zero Tolerance

Coming Together to Dismantle the Cradle to Prison Pipeline: A Half-Day Summit of Community, Faith and Policy Leaders"

The recommendations in this PowerPoint represent the work of 18 small group strategy sessions during a half-day Cradle to Prison Pipeline summit of community, faith, and policy leaders in Massachusetts. A group of elected representatives is now reviewing action plans and proposing next steps for the full coalition.

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Faces of Children at Risk of or in the Pipeline

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Louisiana Summit 2009

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)-Louisiana is sponsoring a two-day statewide Louisiana Summit to address America’s pipeline to prison crisis.

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Overview Fact Sheet

Overview and summary of the Cradle to Prison Pipeline crisis, with national data.

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Health Fact Sheet

Fact sheet on health disparities as it relates to the Cradle to Prison Pipeline crisis.

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Cradle to Prison Pipeline West Virginia Fact Sheet 2009

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Cradle to prison pipeline fact sheet: California

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Cradle to Prison Pipeline Wisconsin 2009 Fact Sheet

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Resources

A list of resources available on the CDF website related to the Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign, including reports, fact sheets, data tables, and action steps for dismantling the pipeline.

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Juvenile Justice Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on the juvenile justice system in the United States and action steps for stopping the criminalization of children at younger and younger ages.

Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign California Factsheet 2009

The Children’s Defense Fund’s Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign is a national and community crusade to engage families, youth, communities and policy makers in the development of healthy, safe and educated children. Poverty, racial disparities and a culture of punishment rather than prevention and early intervention are key forces driving the Pipeline.