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Haley Holik

Policy analyst, Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Haley Holik is a policy analyst in the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

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When it comes to juvenile justice, family involvement is best for kids and communities

Many kids in state-run facilities are high-risk, high-need and require secure confinement for public safety reasons. They need to be held accountable for their actions, and secure, residential placement will always remain an important component of the juvenile justice system. But the state facilities are not the only means of simultaneously providing secure confinement for juvenile offenders and maintaining public safety.