Giving Back-A Community Service-Learning Manual for Youth Courts

Posted by on October 10, 2002

Youth courts are among the fastest-growing crime intervention programs in the nation. Also known as teen courts or peer juries, youth courts involve young participants in sentencing their peers for misdemeanor crimes or school rule violations.

Community service is the most popular sentencing option in most youth courts. Giving Back-A Community Service-Learning Manual for Youth Courts-helps youth courts plan and implement meaningful community service sentencing options by applying school-based, service-learning methods to community service.

Download a FREE copy of Giving Back from the CRF web site:

Giving Back was designed and written by Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) and Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC) and is made available through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the National Youth Court Center (NYCC).

Visit the National Youth Court Center at

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