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Structure

The National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) is a nonprofit led by its Advisory Council. Our work is driven by priorities set by NJJN’s governance committees and project-specific working groups, including:

  • Adultification Working Group
  • Deincarceration Working Group;
  • Family and Youth Affinity Group;
  • Forum Planning Committee;
  • Policy Platform and Policy Paper Review Committees; 
  • Racial Justice Working Group;
  • School-to-Prison Pipeline Working Group; and
  • Youth Justice Leadership Institute Planning Committee, among others.


NJJN’s national office is housed in Washington, D.C. We are funded through generous grants from Andrus Family Fund, The Herb Block Foundation,  The Annie E. Casey FoundationOpen Society Foundations, Public Welfare Foundation, Tow Foundation, membership dues, partner contributions, individual donations, and other unrestricted funds. The NJJN website and all related listservs are supported by unrestricted dollars.