This short video is a companion to Drug Courts: Personal Stories, a book that features drug court graduates who, after many years of personal struggle and involvement in the criminal justice system, finally pulled their lives together.
Meet Theresa, an alumni member of the Youth Justice Board, a leadership and civic engagement program in New York City. The Youth Justice Board brings together a group of teens to investigate an issue that deeply affects young people and develop policy proposals based on their research.
John Feinblatt and Jonathan Lippman describe the Center for Court Innovation to the judges for the award. The Center was named a winner of the Award by the Ford Foundation and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard in 1998.
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