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  • May 2022 Roundup

    News Articles May 31, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns #RaisetheFloor #UncuffKidsA campaign to raise the minimum age of juvenile court jurisdiction across the states. NJJN endorses a minimum age of court jurisdiction of 14, i...

  • Federal Update - May 2022

    News Articles May 26, 2022

    Liz Ryan Appointed Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)  President Biden appointed longtime youth advocate Liz Ryan to head the OJJDP. Liz h...

  • YJLI Fellow LaTrisha Gandy Helps Communities Find Their Power

    News Articles April 28, 2022

    LaTrisha Gandy, She/HerCommunity Organizer, YJLI Fellow 2021-2022What got you into youth justice advocacy? My family has been impacted by the system since I was 11 years old. My late uncle and ...

  • Federal Update - April 2022

    News Articles April 28, 2022

    Urge Lawmakers to Ensure Young People are Prioritized in the Federal Budget  Please take a moment to complete this Act4JJ action alert and reach out to your legislators to let them know ...

  • NJJN Member CPLI helps raise the minimum age of detention to 12 in Indiana

    News Articles April 28, 2022

    In March, NJJN member Children’s Policy and Law Initiative of Indiana (CPLI) celebrated the passage of a comprehensive juvenile justice reform bill that included raising the age of detention t...

  • April 2022 Roundup

    News Articles April 28, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns: #RaisetheFloor #UncuffKidsA campaign to raise the minimum age of juvenile court jurisdiction across the states. NJJN endorses a minimum age of court jurisdiction of 14, in align...

  • Press Release: Abolish Trafficking Reauthorization Act of 2022

    News Articles March 30, 2022

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 30, 2022Contact: Emily BeckerDirector of Communications at ECPAT-USAEmail: emily@ecpatusa.org Phone: 718-935-9192 Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator John Cornyn Introdu...

  • Voices for Georgia's Children Works to Erase Mental Health Stigma with Free Your Feels Campaign

    News Articles March 15, 2022

    NJJN member Voices for Georgia's Children (Voices) is taking on the youth mental health crisis with Free Your Feels - a youth mental health campaign aimed to help young people feel comfortable...

  • YJI Fellow Alejandra Whitney-Smith Reimagines a System to Empower Young People

    News Articles March 15, 2022

      YJLI Profile Alejandra Whitney-Smith, She/Her What got you into youth justice reform?  I was in college, and I had no idea really what I wanted to do next. I was really impacte...

  • February/March 2022 Roundup

    News Articles March 15, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns: #RaisetheFloor #UncuffKidsA campaign to raise the minimum age of juvenile court jurisdiction across the states. NJJN endorses a minimum age of court jurisdiction of 14, in align...