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  • April 2022 Roundup

    News Articles April 28, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns: #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 align...

  • Press Release: Abolish Trafficking Reauthorization Act of 2022

    News Articles March 30, 2022

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 30, 2022Contact: Emily BeckerDirector of Communications at ECPAT-USAEmail: emily@ecpatusa.org Phone: 718-935-9192 Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator John Cornyn Introdu...

  • Voices for Georgia's Children Works to Erase Mental Health Stigma with Free Your Feels Campaign

    News Articles March 15, 2022

    NJJN member Voices for Georgia's Children (Voices) is taking on the youth mental health crisis with Free Your Feels - a youth mental health campaign aimed to help young people feel comfortable...

  • YJI Fellow Alejandra Whitney-Smith Reimagines a System to Empower Young People

    News Articles March 15, 2022

      YJLI Profile Alejandra Whitney-Smith, She/Her What got you into youth justice reform?  I was in college, and I had no idea really what I wanted to do next. I was really impacte...

  • February/March 2022 Roundup

    News Articles March 15, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns: #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 align...

  • Biden Mental Health Strategy Mirrors NJJN Policy Recommendations

    News Articles March 15, 2022

    Ahead of his first State of the Union address, President Biden released a “Strategy to Address Our National Mental Health Crisis'' as part of his Unity Agenda. The strategy includes FY ’23...

  • Federal Update - February/March 2022

    News Articles March 11, 2022

    Make Sure Young People are a Priority in the Federal Budget  Please sign your organization onto the FY23 appropriations letter  here.Congress will soon be consider...

  • Press Release: Alyson Clements and Tracey Tucker Named Interim Co-Executive Directors

    News Articles February 1, 2022

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2022Contact:  Courtney McSwain 202-792-9915  mcswain@njjn.org (Washington, D.C.) -- NJJN is pleased to announce that starting Febr...

  • Why Communities Matter for Health and Youth Justice

    News Articles January 31, 2022

    NJJN is committed to a holistic vision of justice where young people have all that they need to thrive as human beings. Youth legal system reforms go hand-in-hand with investments in communities to ...

  • January 2022 Roundup

    News Articles January 31, 2022

    NJJN Campaign: #RaisetheFloor #UncuffKids  A campaign to raise the minimum age of juvenile court jurisdiction across the states. NJJN endorses a minimum age of court jurisdiction of 14...