Enhancing the effectiveness of the juvenile system through unified voice and collaboration

Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 is a coalition of individuals and institutions interested in improving outcomes for youth, families, and communities through improvements in the juvenile justice systems.

Core Tenet

Court-Involved youth shall be treated in an appropriate manner within the least restrictive environment that offers effective treatment and ensures public safety.


Through unified voice and collaboration, Michigan's juvenile justice system is a leader in the administration of fair and equal justice; individualized, comprehensive and effective treatment that responds to juvenile delinquent behaviors; and accountability that builds safe, resilient communicates.


  • Prevention
  • Youth and Family Centered
  • Integrated and Holistic Services
  • Evidence Based
  • Outcome Focused
  • Compassionate
  • Restorative
  • Respectful
  • Proactive
  • High Performance
Strategic Planning 1

Strategic Focus Areas

  1. Unique Purpose of the Juvenile Court

  2. Effective Outcomes for Juveniles, Families and Communities

  3. Juvenile Court Operational Performance

  4. Adequate and Sustainable Funding

  5. Strong Juvenile Justice Workforce

Strategic Planning 2

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