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  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup - March 2018

    News Articles April 4, 2018

    Legislative Advances/Actions Until the passage of SB 6550 in Washington State, prosecutors were severely limited in their ability to divert youth from the justice system.  But thanks to the ad...

  • Washington Passes Bill Diverting Youth from Justice System

    News Articles March 27, 2018

    Until the passage of SB 6550 in Washington State, prosecutors were severely limited in their ability to divert youth from the justice system.  But thanks to the advocacy of NJJN member TeamChil...

  • March 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter March 27, 2018

    View the March 2018 newsletter here.

  • Federal Update - March 2018

    News Articles March 26, 2018

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) Both the House and Senate passed JJDPA reauthorization bills this year with overwhelming bipartisan support (S. 860 and H.R. 1809). We beli...

  • YJLI Fellow Rickell Howard Focused on Reducing Racial Disparities

    News Articles March 26, 2018

    Rickell Howard is a 2017-18 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program  clears a broad path for people of color to lead us toward justice system reform. YJL...

  • Webinar | Youth Justice Leadership Institute: Information for Prospective Applicants, 2018

    News Articles February 15, 2018

    Upcoming Webinars March 8 and April 2, 2018  Know an advocate or organizer of color with a passion for reforming the youth justice system? Someone who wants to further develop the leadership and...

  • Youth Justice Leadership Institute Promotion Materials

    News Articles February 15, 2018

    This is the digital promotion kit for the Youth Justice Leadership Institute. If you have any trouble accessing any of the resources, email Josh Gordon at gordon@njjn.org. Here is basic information...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup February 2018

    News Articles February 7, 2018

    Legislative Advances New Jersey set to close two of the state's youth prisons thanks to the advocacy of NJJN member New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. Learn more. Former New Jersey Governo...

  • January 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter January 30, 2018

    View the January 2018 newsletter here.

  • NJJN Helps Maryland Advocates Pursue Youth Justice Reform

    News Articles January 30, 2018

    NJJN is deeply invested in supporting our members who work every day to advance legislation that transforms our justice systems. For example, in the past month NJJN has been strategizing with Advoca...