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  • NJJN Thanks Our Summer and Fall 2022 Interns!

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    We’ve had incredible interns and fellows working with NJJN during the summer and fall months this year! Thanks to their work, we’ve been able to release important publications, celebrate...

  • Federal Update - October 2022

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    Youth Leaders on Capitol Hill  In the closing week of YJAM, NJJN Young Justice Leaders presented their vision for youth justice at the October 26th meeting of the Coordinating Council ...

  • Federal Update - YJAM 2022 Edition

    News Articles September 28, 2022

    U.S. House YJAM Resolution  The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to introduce a resolution to commemorate YJAM which expresses support for the designation of National Y...

  • #NJJNRoadtrip - Forum Recap 2022

    News Articles August 31, 2022

    This summer, NJJN took a "virtual" road trip to visit our members across our four regions. At each stop we heard advocates discuss advocacy strategies - from creating healing learning environments to ...

  • YJLI Alum Kizzy Rogers Turns Childhood Adversities into Passion for Change

    News Articles August 30, 2022

    What got you into youth justice reform?I am compelled to work with at-risk youth who have traveled a path towards the legal system. Being someone who experienced both the juvenile justice and foster...

  • Federal Update - July 2022

    News Articles July 29, 2022

    Senators Murray and Wyden Investigate Four Major Companies Operating Youth Residential Treatment Facilities  On July 22nd, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on...

  • July 2022 Roundup

    News Articles July 29, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns: #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...

  • Congratulations to the 2021 YJLI Cohort

    News Articles July 28, 2022

    Dear 2021 YJLI Cohort,   Congratulations on completing the 2021-2022 Youth Justice Leadership Institute program!   Thank you for your commitment to YJLI. Stayin in community wi...

  • YJLI Fellow Porsche Phelps Works to Put Youth at the Leadership Table

    News Articles July 28, 2022

    What got you into youth justice reform?    When I was a child in Seattle, I dealt with the foster care and juvenile justice systems and then, as a teenager, experienced homelessness...

  • Focusing on racial justice and systemic reform helped advocates raise the minimum age in Maryland.

    News Articles July 28, 2022

    Earlier this year the state of Maryland passed a major youth justice reform bill thanks to the hard work of advocates who comprised the Maryland Youth Justice Coalition, including NJJN member the As...