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  • May 2019 Roundup

    News Articles May 30, 2019

    Advances  On May 28, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed the state’s budget, which included a Raise the Age Proviso 67.14 Proviso, to implement South ...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - May 2019

    News Articles May 30, 2019

    Federal Youth Justice Funding  For the first time in many years, the House Appropriations Committee approved an appropriations bill that includes funding for the Juvenile Justice Delinquency a...

  • Discussion: How Does Racism Show Up in Nonprofit Work?

    News Articles May 29, 2019

    When we think about nonprofits, we generally think of organizations, and the people who work within them, that are committed to creating social good, addressing a community need, or challenging an u...

  • Legislative Wins Improve Legal Representation for Utah's Youth & Help More Kids Stay Out of Residential Facilities

    News Articles May 29, 2019

    NJJN member Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys (UJDA) celebrated two significant legislative wins this session, which will help youth gain consistent representation while involved in co...

  • April 2019 Newsletter

    Newsletter April 30, 2019

    View the April 2019 newsletter here.

  • Community Voices Key to Youth Justice Wins in Maryland

    News Articles April 29, 2019

    Advocates for Children and Youth (ACY) closed this year’s legislative session celebrating the passage of two key youth justice reform bills, and created a broad base of community adv...

  • April 2019 Roundup

    News Articles April 29, 2019

      Funding Opportunities Andrus Family Fund will be accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) beginning April 17, 2019, for its upcoming fall grant cycle. Andrus Family Fund fosters just and s...

  • Jorren Biggs Shares Why Young Leaders Are Important to Youth Justice Advocacy

    News Articles April 26, 2019

    How did you get into youth reform work?  I first got introduced to youth reform, in elementary school. I noticed students were treated differently based on the color of their skin. Black a...

  • Seeking Diversity vs. Anti-Racism - What's the difference?

    News Articles April 26, 2019

    In 2017 NJJN committed to becoming an anti-racist organization. In doing so, our member organizations have also agreed to become anti-racist in their approach to youth justice reform. ...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - April 2019

    News Articles April 23, 2019

    Federal Youth Justice Funding We continue to be concerned about federal youth justice funding given all the competing demands for funding on the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS)...