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  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | November, 2014

    News Articles November 12, 2014

    Los Angeles, CA: The Youth Justice Coalition (an NJJN member) is hiring a fundraising consultant. Download the position description here. Oakland, CA: The W. Haywood Burns institute is l...

  • Meet the Fellows: Chaz Arnett

    News Articles November 3, 2014

    This month we spoke with Chaz Arnett, an assistant public defender in the Juvenile Court Division of Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender. Chaz is a fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | October 30, 2014

    News Articles October 30, 2014

      Baltimore, MD:  The Annie E. Casey Foundation is hiring for three positions relating to youth justice reform: Senior Associate, Juvenile Justice Strategy Group;  Program Associate...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | October, 2014

    News Articles October 20, 2014

    The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has issued Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role, a follow-up to its influential 2013 report, Reforming Juvenile Justice: ...

  • New Web-Based Expungement Tools Launched by IL, MD, LA

    News Articles October 2, 2014

    Having a record—even from youth court—can drastically affect a young person’s life chances, including their prospects of education, employment, and housing. Expunging that record is ...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | October, 2014

    News Articles October 1, 2014

    New York, NY: The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) is hiring for several positions, including team leader, social worker (part-time). and clinical director of y...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | September 25, 2014

    News Articles September 24, 2014

    Great news: earlier this month, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Miller vs. Alabama must be applied retroactively. This means that peopl...

  • Ending Universal Shackling of Children in Court | Webinar

    News Articles September 18, 2014

        Children in far too many states are forced to appear in court shackled – often wearing handcuffs, leg irons, and belly chains connecting ankle and hand restraints. Ready to do ...

  • Webinar: Social Impact Bonds/Pay for Success -- Pros, Cons, Promises and Risks

    News Articles September 18, 2014

    Recorded: October 7, 2014 Social impact bonds (SIBs) are becoming increasingly popular throughout the U.S. This is largely due to President Obama’s FY 2015 budget, which provided funds...

  • Kentucky Bill Overhauls Youth Justice System with Focus on Keeping Kids Out of Lockup

    News Articles September 4, 2014

    This spring, Kentucky passed an omnibus bill that makes sweeping reforms to the state’s youth justice system. The bill, S.B. 200, contains a panoply of changes in its 113 pages of text, and many...