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  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | March 2016

    News Articles March 29, 2016

    Richmond, Virginia: JustChildren, at the Legal Aid Justice Center (an NJJN member) is seeking two full-time attorneys. Learn more. New Orleans, Louisiana: The Louisiana Center ...

  • Delaware Advocates Move to Block School-to-Prison Pipeline, Shackling

    News Articles March 28, 2016

    The Delaware Department of Justice has proposed a bill, S.B. 207, intended to restrict the school-to-prison pipeline by giving schools more discretion over what misbehaviors must be reported to the po...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | March 2016

    News Articles March 24, 2016

     Member News and Resources: "More Harm Than Good: How Children are Unjustly Tried as Adults in New Orleans," February 2016, Southern Poverty Law Center - Louisiana (an NJJN member)...

  • Meet the Fellows: Amy Huang

    News Articles March 24, 2016

    Recently, we spoke with Amy Huang, Youth Development Counselor at the City of Seattle Human Services Department. Amy is a fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute, a year-long p...

  • Illinois, Connecticut Propose Bills to Raise the Age to 21

    News Articles March 24, 2016

    For some time, research on young adults’ brain development has overwhelmingly agreed that young people’s ability to assess risk and clearly judge the consequences of their actions is not f...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update | March 2016

    News Articles March 21, 2016

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) Still Stalled in the Senate Advocates are still working on getting Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) to release his hold on S. 1169, the bill to re...

  • Youth Justice Leadership Institute 2016 Digital Media Kit

    News Articles March 1, 2016

    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. ...

  • Open Letter to Presidential Candidates on Youth Justice Reform

    News Articles February 26, 2016

    [Editor's note: NJJN joined with eight other organizations focused on justice reform to write a letter to the 2016 presidential candidates, laying out a vision for transforming the youth justice syste...

  • Redefining Youth Justice: a Call to Action

    News Articles February 26, 2016

    [Download this document and its cover letter as a PDF here.] I.  Why This Document? This document is the result of a year‐long process in which national youth justice advocacy orga...

  • E-Newsletter: D.C. Bill Would Use Health Framework for Prevention of Violence | February 24,2016

    News Articles February 24, 2016

    Download NJJN's February 24, 2016 e-newsletter here (PDF). Here's what's inside: D.C. Bill Would Adopt Public Health Framework for Prevention of Violent Crime  CA Ballot Initiati...