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January 2019 Roundup

January 23, 2019
Alyson Clements

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Events/Actions


Register today for a preview of introduced legislation related to youth transferred to adult court, hosted by The Campaign for Youth Justice & the National Juvenile Justice Network on Wednesday, January 30th at 3pm ET.  

Apply today for the Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth.

Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies through the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women.

The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is a competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and successful solutions to improve access to justice.

Applications are due February 8th, 2019. Finalists will have the opportunity to present their project at the World Justice Forum VI, from April 29 to May 2, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands and the winner will be awarded a $10,000 prize.

Publications/Resources/News


Congrats to Youth First!’s Liz Ryan, who has been honored as one of 10 women who changed criminal justice in 2018.

NJJN member, North Carolina Youth Justice Project, released their third annual Racial Equity Report Cards that use public data on academic achievement, school personnel, school discipline, and juvenile court involvement to provide a snapshot of a community’s school-to-prison pipeline, including any racial disproportionalities that exist in the pipeline.

NJJN member, Kansas Appleseed, recently released a report highlighting anticipated savings to corrections as a result of Medicaid expansion.

Check out Children Defense Fund of California’s case study on advocacy and collaborative reform.  

Juvenile Law Center’s Juveniles for Justice released “Broken Bridges,” which documents how youth placements harm youth, families and communities.  

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced the release of the Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines, the most recent update documenting the improvement of court practices in juvenile justice cases.

Check out WestEd’s recent publication “What Do We Know About the Effects of School-Based Law Enforcement on School Safety?”

Looking for more information on alternative school discipline models.  Check out WestEd’s Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools: A Research Review.

Columbia Justice Lab recently released “Emerging Adult Justice in Illinois: Towards an Age-Appropriate Approach.”  


Jobs/Opportunities


NJJN’s Arizona member, Children's Action Alliance, is hiring a new CEO. Click here for the full position profile and information about applying.

NJJN member,  Southern Poverty Law Center, is hiring a Field Director to work on criminal justice reform in Montgomery, Alabama.

The Health Instead of Punishment Project is hiring a research associate based in Oakland, CA.  Check out the position here.

Oakland, CA  is hiring a Chief of Violence Prevention, salary range is $140-211k.  If interested, learn more here.

ACLU of PA is hiring a community advocate focused on school policing. Interested? 

The Arnold Foundation is hiring for a number of positions for their justice portfolio.  Find out more here

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