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  • Meet the New Members: Kansas, Missouri

    News Articles January 20, 2015

    We at NJJN are happy to introduce two of our newest member organizations! Kansas Appleseed expands NJJN’s reach into Kansas. a state previously unrepresented by NJJN, and Families and Frien...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | January, 2015

    News Articles January 13, 2015

    New York, NY: The New York City Department of Probation is looking for a new Deputy Commissioner for Adult Operations. View the position description here.  Oakland, CA: The National ...

  • E-Newsletter: Bill Would Reauthorize JJDPA & Increase Protections for Youth

    News Articles December 11, 2014

    Download our latest e-newsletter here (PDF).Here's what's inside: Bill would reauthorize JJDPA and Extend additional protections to youth in the juvenile justice system. Meet the fellows: Anthony ...

  • Meet the Fellows: Anthony DiMartino

    News Articles December 4, 2014

    Recently, we spoke with Anthony DiMartino, an administrative analyst in the Development Services Department for the City of Long Beach. Anthonyis a fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Insti...

  • Juvenile Justice Reform Roundup

    News Articles December 4, 2014

    NJJN Publications & Announcements "Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue," - This article, which appeared in The New York Times on December 10, explores racial disp...

  • Ferguson: Statement by Nine National Juvenile Justice Organizations

    News Articles November 26, 2014

    Statement by National Juvenile Justice Advocacy Organizations on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision [Also posted by the Chronicle of Social Change and by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchang...

  • Fighting Juvenile Life without Parole: U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child

    News Articles November 20, 2014

    Webinar Recorded Thursday, November 20, 2014  On November 20, 1989, the United Nations passed the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Yet the United States, along with Somalia and Sou...

  • Youth Who Commit Sex Offenses: Two Research Updates

    News Articles November 14, 2014

    Popular policy responses to youth who commit sex offenses, like listing them on sex offender registries, are largely based on misconceptions about why youth commit such offenses and how best ...

  • 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...