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  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - April 2021

    News Articles April 29, 2021

    Bipartisan Reform Package Introduced in Congress  On April 28th, Congressmembers Bruce Westerman (R- AR), Karen Bass (D- CA), and Tony Cárdenas (D- CA) introduced a bip...

  • April 2021 Roundup

    News Articles April 29, 2021

    NJJN Campaign: #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 alignment wit...

  • April 2021 Roundup

    News Articles April 29, 2021

    NJJN Campaign: #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 alignment wit...

  • April 2021 Roundup

    News Articles April 29, 2021

    NJJN Campaign: #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 alignment wit...

  • Press Release: National Juvenile Justice Network Released Shut Down Sequel Progress Report

    News Articles April 28, 2021

    Contact Information:National Juvenile Justice NetworkCourtney McSwainmcswain@njjn.org   ***For Immediate Release*** National Juvenile Justice Network Released Shut Down Sequel Progress Report...

  • NJJN Thanks Our 2021 Winter Spring Interns and Volunteers

    News Articles April 28, 2021

    We’ve had four incredible interns & volunteers working with NJJN this winter/spring who helped move youth justice transformation forward this semester! Huge thanks to all that they helped ...

  • FFLIC Celebrates Policy Win in Louisiana

    News Articles March 30, 2021

    In October 2020, NJJN member, Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC), celebrated a huge win for Louisiana juvenile justice reform. FFLIC created and advoca...

  • NJJN's COVID-19 Youth Justice Response Fund Grantee Spotlight: MN Coalition for Youth Justice

    News Articles March 30, 2021

    In May 2020, NJJN announced a new COVID-19 Youth Justice Response Fund to support advocacy toward the decarceration of youth correctional facilities in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. O...

  • Mississippi Raises Minimum Age of Commitment to 12

    News Articles March 30, 2021

    Congrats to NJJN member, Southern Poverty Law Center in Mississippi for their role in helping to pass Senate Bill 2282. The bill is a huge landmark for Mississippi youth justi...

  • Rapid Response: March Spotlight on NJJN COVID-19 Mini Grant Fund

    News Articles March 30, 2021

    Last year, the youth justice advocacy community responded to the COVID-19 public health crisis by advocating to ensure incarcerated youth received the necessary protections and pushing for the ...