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  • Photo Citations - Recognize and Serve Youth with Specialized Needs

    News Articles June 11, 2015

    Photo credits for "When it comes to youth justice, one size doesn't fit all." Clockwise, from top left:David Robert Bliwas, C e l i a, Russell Mondy, Christophe LEUNG, Media Arts Center...

  • Register Now for Our 2015 Annual Forum

    News Articles May 27, 2015

    NJJN’s Annual Forum brings together advocates for youth justice reform for training, networking, and strategy-sharing. The 2015 Forum will take place in Washington, D.C. on July 20-21.This yea...

  • E-Newsletter: Alabama Member Sues Birmingham Police Dept. | May 18, 2015

    News Articles May 18, 2015

    Download our May 18, 2015 E-Newsletter here (PDF).Here's what's inside:  Alabama Member Sues Birmingham Police Department D.C. Member Sparks Citywide Ban on Suspension and Expulsion of Pre-K ...

  • Got Gault? From Processing Youth to Due Process

    News Articles May 15, 2015

    [Part 3 in a series of posts celebrating NJJN's 10th anniversary and our nine principles of youth justice reform. See "Why Youth Reentry Matters"; or "First,  Do No Harm," on reducing youth con...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | May 2015

    News Articles May 12, 2015

    Member News and Op-Eds: "Focus on the Forest, Not Just the Trees of the JJDPA," Jim Moeser, Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (an NJJN member), April 29, 2015.  "3 Women Set Out To D...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | May 2015

    News Articles May 12, 2015

    Denver, CO: The Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (an NJJN member) is looking for a new executive director. More information here. Newark, NJ: The New Jersey Juvenile Justice Reform Coalition  ...

  • Alabama Member Sues Birmingham Police Department Over Use of Pepper Spray in Schools

    News Articles May 11, 2015

    The Southern Poverty Law Center of Alabama (SPLC), an NJJN member, has long been involved in efforts to reform the way Alabama addresses school discipline, particularly in Birmingham, which is respons...

  • D.C. Member Sparks Citywide Ban on Suspension and Expulsion of Pre-K Students

    News Articles May 11, 2015

    In mid-April, the Washington, D.C. City Council  voted unanimously in favor of the Pre-K Student Discipline Amendment Act of 2015 (B21-0001), a bill authored in response to a report titled Distri...

  • Meet the Fellows: Theodore Shaw

    News Articles May 11, 2015

    Recently, we spoke with Theo Shaw (shown above), a community advocate at the Southern Poverty Law Center of Louisiana. Theo  is a fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute, a year-lon...

  • They're Not Thugs -- They're Our Children

    News Articles JJIE.org May 8, 2015

    By Grace Bauer, James Bell, Sarah Bryer, Jody Kent Lavy, Marcy Mistrett, Marc Schindler and Marie Williams [This piece originally appeared on JJIE.org. --Ed.]Like most people watching the unrest un...