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August 2021 Roundup

August 30, 2021
Courtney M. McSwain

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, in alignment with the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child. See our latest policy platform, toolkit and resources page. 

NJJN Campaign: #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. 


Anti-Racism Resources via Race Equity Tools


  • Job: NJJN Member The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) is hiring a Policy Director to advance our policy reform work, and in particular our advocacy as leaders of the Care, Not Control campaign. Read more.  

  • Job: NJJN Member Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) is seeking a full-time Case Manager for its Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP). The Case Manager will be located at the New Castle County Probation Office and work in partnership with existing staff in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex County. Read more.  

  • Funding via Youth Today: The Marsha P. Johnson Institute’s COVID-19 Recovery Fund provides one-time direct-relief in the amount of $500 to Black transgender or non-binary identified people. Priority has been given to Black trans women and those who have experience as sex workers, have been formerly incarcerated, and other vulnerable community members. Read more.  

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