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  • North Carolina Young Leader Wins Young Justice Leader Award

    News Articles July 17, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 17, 2019   Contact:  Courtney McSwain 202-792-9915  mcswain@njjn.org  Durham Young Leader Wins National ...

  • Utah Attorney Wins 2019 Youth Justice Emerging Leader Award

    News Articles July 15, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 15, 2019  Contact:  Courtney McSwain 202-792-9915  mcswain@njjn.org  Utah Attorney Wins National Award f...

  • New Jersey Advocate Wins 2019 Betsy Arnovits Gutsy Advocate For Youth Award

    News Articles July 15, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 15, 2019  Contact:  Courtney McSwain 202-792-9915  mcswain@njjn.org  New Jersey Advocate Wins National Award ...

  • June 2019 Roundup

    News Articles June 27, 2019

    Funding Opportunities  Third Wave Fund's Mobilize Power Fund is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, que...

  • Texas Advocates Curb School Pushout of Youth Experiencing Homelessness

    News Articles June 27, 2019

    In 2017, NJJN Member Texas Appleseed released its report, “Young, Alone and Homeless in the Lone Star State,” that demonstrated the disproportionate nature of out-of-school suspensions o...

  • Checking Adultism to Deepen Dialogue with Youth

    News Articles June 27, 2019

    Where do we start when beginning conversations on topics as difficult as race equity?  We know race conversations are difficult all around as everyone walks into the room with differe...

  • NJJN Welcomes Summer 2019 Interns

    News Articles June 27, 2019

    We’re excited to have three dynamic interns on board with NJJN this summer! These emerging leaders bring a passion for criminal justice and equity to our work. Learn more about the budding, yo...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - June 2019

    News Articles June 27, 2019

    Federal Youth Justice Funding The U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of funding bills on June 25th including H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science, and...

  • 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...