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Young Adult Justice Scholars, CASES Youth Programs

According to the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), which runs the program, Justice Scholars is a six-month program that provide[s] multiple tracks for participants at different levels–including options for young adults in high school, in pursuit of a GED, working on basic education, or ready for post-secondary studies. The program serves youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who have been court-involved within a year prior to program enrollment and who are referred by defense attorneys, probation officers, after-care workers, and community-based agencies. Program services include assistance with public school enrollment and engagement; GED and pre-GED instruction and testing; college prep classes; assistance applying to college; tutoring; employment readiness training; paid internships and job placement assistance; and case management.



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