Miriam Henry is an Assistant Crown Attorney who has dedicated her career to supporting better outcomes for justice-involved youth. She is one of the Ministry of the Attorney General’s leading experts on Youth Criminal Justice and has over two decades of prosecutorial experience, much of it as the Crown Team Lead at 311 Jarvis, Toronto’s dedicated Youth Court. She specializes in the intersection of Child Welfare and Youth Criminal Justice and spearheaded process transformation at Community Youth Court and Aboriginal Youth Court. She is currently the Crown Lead at the Toronto Northwest Justice Centre where she was instrumental in visioning and implementing a new and innovative community youth court premised on the co-location and integrated service delivery of justice, education, health and social services in partnership with community. Her significant contributions to youth justice have been widely acknowledged and she is the recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Criminal Award of Excellence for innovation in youth criminal justice; the Zenith Award for Women Advancing in Law; and the OCAA Rupert Ross Award for excellence in and commitment to social justice.