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November 2022 Roundup

November 30, 2022
Courtney M. McSwain



NJJN Campaigns:
 
#YJAM2022 Recap 
Catch the recap of #YJAM2022, including events, publications and replays.   
 
#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, in alignment with the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child. See our latest
policy platform, toolkit and resources page. 

#ShutDownSequel #StopSequel 
A campaign to shut down the for-profit youth facility management company, Sequel Youth and Family Services. NJJN Members and partners with information or interested in investigating Sequel in your state, please email info@njjn.org 

Resources/Events:

  • Report: NJJN released Redesigning Justice: Our Youth Action Agenda. For 2022's Youth Justice Action Month, the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) gathered 14 young leaders from across the nation to redesign what justice is and can be. The resulting recommendations are summarized in Redesigning Justice: Our Youth Action Agenda, which captures our young justice leaders' blueprint for justice.

Jobs/Funding/Opportunities:

  • JobThe Arizona Center for Economic Progress (AZCenterseeks a senior director to work with the directors of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress to shape and implement the short- and long-term strategic plans for the AZCenter. As a member of the CAA leadership team, the Senior Director is responsible for keeping the CAA-side of the organization informed of the work and plans of the AZCenter team and serves as the point of contact for the CAA Vice President of Development and Engagement and Vice President of Finance and Operations to coordinate so that the AZCenter has the communications and operations support necessary to achieve its strategic plans and goals. Read more.

  • Job: ACLU is hiring forcampaign strategist focused on policing who will design, build, and execute campaigns to reduce dependence on policing and promote alternative approaches that will better achieve safe, thriving neighborhoods. 

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