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  • Discussion: How Does Racism Show Up in Nonprofit Work?

    News Articles May 29, 2019

    When we think about nonprofits, we generally think of organizations, and the people who work within them, that are committed to creating social good, addressing a community need, or challenging an u...

  • Legislative Wins Improve Legal Representation for Utah's Youth & Help More Kids Stay Out of Residential Facilities

    News Articles May 29, 2019

    NJJN member Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys (UJDA) celebrated two significant legislative wins this session, which will help youth gain consistent representation while involved in co...

  • April 2019 Newsletter

    Newsletter April 30, 2019

    View the April 2019 newsletter here.

  • Community Voices Key to Youth Justice Wins in Maryland

    News Articles April 29, 2019

    Advocates for Children and Youth (ACY) closed this year’s legislative session celebrating the passage of two key youth justice reform bills, and created a broad base of community adv...

  • April 2019 Roundup

    News Articles April 29, 2019

      Funding Opportunities Andrus Family Fund will be accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) beginning April 17, 2019, for its upcoming fall grant cycle. Andrus Family Fund fosters just and s...

  • Jorren Biggs Shares Why Young Leaders Are Important to Youth Justice Advocacy

    News Articles April 26, 2019

    How did you get into youth reform work?  I first got introduced to youth reform, in elementary school. I noticed students were treated differently based on the color of their skin. Black a...

  • Seeking Diversity vs. Anti-Racism - What's the difference?

    News Articles April 26, 2019

    In 2017 NJJN committed to becoming an anti-racist organization. In doing so, our member organizations have also agreed to become anti-racist in their approach to youth justice reform. ...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - April 2019

    News Articles April 23, 2019

    Federal Youth Justice Funding We continue to be concerned about federal youth justice funding given all the competing demands for funding on the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS)...

  • March 2019 Roundup

    News Articles March 26, 2019

    Funding Opportunities   Vera Institute of Justice released a Request for Proposals for the inaugural round of its Backyards Community Grants. Gran...

  • Wyoming Passes Expungement Bill

    News Articles March 25, 2019

      During the 2019 Wyoming legislative session, NJJN member Wyoming Children's Law Center, Inc. (WYOCLC) celebrated the passage of WY HB0044, which simplifies the expung...