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  • 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 info@njjn.org and we’ll get back to you shortly....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Children's Policy and Law Intiative Launches Positive School Discipline Institute

    News Articles January 30, 2018

    The Children’s Policy and Law Initiative of Indiana (CPLI) is a longstanding state advocacy member of NJJN. They have successfully pushed for policy reforms to the school to prison pipeline on...

  • New Jersey Closes Two Youth Prisons, Looks Towards Future

    News Articles January 30, 2018

    Photo credit: Daniel Hedden --  taken at NJISJ’s rally on June 28, 2017 outside Jamesburg. On June 28, 2017, Jamesburg’s 150th anniversary, the New Jersey Institute for Social Justic...

  • Federal Juvenile Justice Update - January 2018

    News Articles January 30, 2018

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) The JJDPA is more than ten years past due to be reauthorized. This essential bill provides federal guidance and standards to ensure a minim...

  • YJLI Fellow Cheyenne Blackburn Advocates for Data Accountability

    News Articles January 30, 2018

    Cheyenne Blackburn is a 2017-18 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that aims to create a more effective youth justice reform movement by supporting well-...

  • Joint Statement on Suspension of AFFH rule

    News Articles January 5, 2018

    For Immediate Release January 5, 2018 Civil Rights, Housing, and Community Development Organizations Call on HUD to Maintain a Critical Fair Housing Tool and Not to Roll Back the Promise of the Fa...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup December 2017

    News Articles December 13, 2017

    Legislative AdvancesThanks to the advocacy of NJJN member the Youth Justice Coalition, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to divert thousands of the county’s youth away from the...