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Juvenile Diversion Programs; The Carroll Ballers & Rev. Tracey Lind Retires

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Over the last decade, Ohio’s juvenile incarcerated population fell 74 percent, from more than 1,800 youths to less than 500 in 2016. On The Sound of Ideas, how state diversion programs are helping reduce youth recidivism. Then, a program at John Carroll University where volunteers play basketball and mentor kids at detention centers is growing in popularity. Plus, a conversation with the Very Reverend Tracy Lind, who is stepping down to deal with a serious health condition.



-Case Western Reserve University's 2016 Evaluation on the Behavioral Health/Juvenile Justice Initiative

-John Carroll University's The Carroll Ballers

-Fredrick Butcher, Ph.D, Senior Research Associate, Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, Case Western Reserve University

-Margaret Finucane, Ph.D., Chair, Tim Russert Department of Communication & Theatre Arts, John Carroll University

-Bobby Cowen, Senior, John Carroll University

-Caroline Bland, Sophomore, John Carroll University

-Rev. Tracey Lind, Former Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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