“Imagine, ten years from now, when they are writing about the impact that your local juvenile justice system has had on youth and families, you hope that they will say . . .”


JDAI Minnesota’s Core Values include:

  • Serving the right youth in the right place at the right time.
  • Serving youth in the least restrictive setting.
  • Protecting public safety.
  • Reducing racial, ethnic and gender disparities at all decision points in the juvenile justice system.
  • Establishing programs to be efficient and effective.
  • Using data to guide decision-making.