"Young People Delivering Justice"
Teen Court is a youth development program that invests youth in citizenship, and learning opportunities. Youth volunteers act as jurors, bailiffs, clerks, defense and prosecuting attorneys, and determine the sentence for juvenile offenders referred schools, police, and juvenile probation. Sentences require community service, restitution, apologies or other learning opportunities. Almost 22 years of outcomes proves kids who go through Teen Court don't get into trouble again. Teen Court emphasizes positive youth development.