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  • YJLI Fellow Sadric Bonner Fights for Parental Access to Information

    News Articles August 31, 2017

    Recently, we spoke with Sadric Bonner, 2016-2017 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that aims to create a more effective foundation for the juvenile just...

  • Colorado Passes Three Bills Supporting Youth Justice

    News Articles August 31, 2017

    NJJN member, the Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC), helped pass three bills this year, which fundamentally realign the youth justice system in the state.  The principle reform addresse...

  • August 2017 Newsletter

    Newsletter August 31, 2017

    View the August 2017 newsletter here.

  • August Federal Juvenile Justice Update

    News Articles August 30, 2017

    Federal Juvenile Justice Update | August 2017 Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) Steaming Ahead For the first time in many years, the House and Senate passed JJDPA reauthorizati...

  • U.S. Senate Passes JJDPA

    News Articles August 2, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Bryer, 202-878-6702 bryer@njjn.org@NJJNetwork U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Update the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) WASHIN...

  • NJJN and Youth Advocates Oppose the President's Dangerous Comments

    News Articles August 1, 2017

    A National Juvenile Justice Coalition of State and National Members Statement Opposing the President’s Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Members of our Community As organizations d...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup June 2017

    News Articles June 21, 2017

    June Youth Justice Reform Roundup Legislative Advances NJJN member Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance helped advance a bill that places new limits on the use of solitary confinement in Connecti...

  • June 2017 Newsletter

    Newsletter June 21, 2017

    View the June 2017 newsletter here.

  • NV Passes Youth Justice Bill of Rights

    News Articles June 20, 2017

    NJJN member, the ACLU of Nevada, is celebrating the passage of a Juvenile Justice Bill of Rights. The Juvenile Justice Bill of Rights mandates that detention facilities inform youth and their guard...

  • NJJN Welcomes New Team Members

    News Articles June 20, 2017

    NJJN recently hired a new staff member and three summer interns to further our mission of pursuing an equitable and fair youth justice system. Learn more about the youth justice advocates: New Staff ...