Journal of Development Policy (JKP) Volume 18 Number 1 of 2023 consists of 10 articles with a scope related to development policy. In the social field, the article discusses the relationship of social media to the religion of the young Muslim generation, the role of coastal women in village development, and child labor. In the legal field, articles regarding the legal review of acting regional heads come from elements of the TNI/Polri and management of customary forests. In the government sector, articles related to policies for handling the Covid-19 pandemic at the village level. Other articles related to evaluating the Primary Service Transformation Pilot Project Program at the Puskesmas, the history of the nation's capital, and statistical model approaches related to the economy and unbalanced data.