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  • Federal Update March 2017

    News Articles March 23, 2017

    photo credit: Nick Postorino  A Focus on the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) Help Secure Strong Funding for the JJDPA Please sign a letter of support urging Congress t...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup March 2017

    News Articles March 23, 2017

    Advances With help from NJJN’s Utah member, Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys, the state passed a comprehensive juvenile justice reform package.  The bill includes a limit on the amount o...

  • Webinar | Youth Justice Leadership Institute: Information for Prospective Applicants, 2017

    News Articles February 27, 2017

    Upcoming Webinars March 23 and 28, 2017  Know an advocate or organizer of color with a passion for reforming the youth justice system? Someone who wants to further develop the leadership and adv...

  • Youth Justice Leadership Institute 2017 Digital Media Kit

    News Articles February 27, 2017

    This is the digital press kit for the Youth Justice Leadership Institute.  If you have any trouble accessing any of the resources, email info@njjn.org and we’ll get back to you shortly. ...

  • Trump's Executive Orders on Public Safety Ignore Crime Rates and What Works

    News Articles February 23, 2017

    On February 9, 2017, President Trump issued three executive orders focused on public safety. These orders raise serious concerns about how the new administration will treat youth who are in trouble wi...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | January 2017

    News Articles January 18, 2017

    Member News Texans Care for Children and Texas Appleseed (both NJJN members) jointly released "Dangerous Discipline - How Texas Schools are Relying on Law Enforcement, Courts, and Juvenile P...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update | January 2017

    News Articles January 17, 2017

    115th Congress The new Congress is now in session. Below is information currently available on leadership positions and committee assignments.  U.S. Senate  In the Senate Ju...

  • NJJN Fellow Lee Nave Builds Community Support for Diversion

    News Articles January 17, 2017

    Recently, we spoke with Lee Nave, who is a 2016-2017 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that aims to create a more effective foundation for the j...

  • Michigan Advocates Pass School Discipline Reforms, and More

    News Articles January 17, 2017

    Michigan advocates recently scored significant victories on school discipline and other issues related to youth justice. These victories were due, in part, to the hard work of Rodd Monts, field direct...

  • Ohio Member Wins School Discipline Victory

    News Articles December 15, 2016

    Last week, the Juvenile Justice Coalition of Ohio (JJC) -- an NJJN member -- and its state partners scored a legislative victory as HB 410, a bill the JJC and its partners had championed to reform the...