Maryland Department of Juvenile Services screening initiatives across state reduce unnecessary detention

Models such as the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative and the Detention Risk Assessment Instrument aim to eliminate biases — such as race or hometown — when kids are screened for entry to the system.

Detained youth connect with Maryland adjutant general’s story

Maj. Gen. Linda Singh addresses youth from the Department of Juvenile Services, motivating them to turn around their lives.

Picking for purpose: Department of Juvenile Services youth maintain Maryland orchard for a cause

Twenty teen boys scattered across an apple orchard to pick for the needy.

Push for inclusive Catholic special education grows in Maryland

Catholic Coalition for Special Education supports inclusive classrooms in 26 schools