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  • May 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter May 31, 2018

    View the May 2018 newsletter here. 

  • Massachusetts Passes Comprehensive Youth Justice Reforms

    News Articles May 31, 2018

    In April of this year, NJJN member Citizens for Juvenile Justice (CfJJ) helped pass landmark youth justice reforms in the Massachusetts’ legislature with strong bipartisan support. The changes...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup April 2018

    News Articles May 7, 2018

    Legislative Advances/Actions NJJN member, Citizens for Juvenile Justice in Massachusetts, spearheaded efforts to include youth justice measures in legislation that completely changes their state's ...

  • Connecticut Closes Last Large Youth Prison

    News Articles April 30, 2018

    Earlier this month, Connecticut became the first state to close its last large youth prison in the youth justice system. We applaud NJJN member Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance (CTJJA) for thei...

  • YJLI Fellow Treshika Melvin Creating Systemic Support for Youth Pushed out of Schools

    News Articles April 30, 2018

    Treshika Melvin is a 2017-18 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that clears a broad path for people of color to lead us toward justice system reform. YJLI ...

  • April 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter April 30, 2018

    View the April 2018 newsletter here.

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup - March 2018

    News Articles April 4, 2018

    Legislative Advances/Actions Until the passage of SB 6550 in Washington State, prosecutors were severely limited in their ability to divert youth from the justice system.  But thanks to the ad...

  • Washington Passes Bill Diverting Youth from Justice System

    News Articles March 27, 2018

    Until the passage of SB 6550 in Washington State, prosecutors were severely limited in their ability to divert youth from the justice system.  But thanks to the advocacy of NJJN member TeamChil...

  • March 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter March 27, 2018

    View the March 2018 newsletter here.

  • Federal Update - March 2018

    News Articles March 26, 2018

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) Both the House and Senate passed JJDPA reauthorization bills this year with overwhelming bipartisan support (S. 860 and H.R. 1809). We beli...