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  • 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...

  • NJJN Fellow Erin Keith Energized to Empower Girls of Color

    News Articles December 5, 2017

    Detroit native Erin Keith is a 2017-18 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that aims to create a more effective foundation for the juvenile justice reform...

  • North Carolina moves to charge most 16 and 17 year olds in juvenile court

    News Articles November 29, 2017

    This past summer, after many years of lobbying, advocacy and countless youth justice studies, North Carolina lawmakers agreed that teens ages 16 and 17 will no longer be automatically charged as adu...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup October 2017

    News Articles October 30, 2017

    October Youth Justice Reform Roundup Legislative Advances California Governor Jerry Brown signed an array of important justice reform bills, many having to do with children and youth. Congratulati...

  • Texas Goes Big on Youth Justice Reform

    News Articles October 12, 2017

    NJJN’s Texas members, the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC), Texas Appleseed and Texans Care for Children were successful in their collaborative efforts to pass legislation focused on du...

  • October Federal Juvenile Justice Update

    News Articles October 11, 2017

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA)We continue to push for the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA). First passed in 1974, the JJDPA is ...

  • 5 Ways to Pursue Justice During Youth Justice Action Month

    News Articles October 6, 2017

    This October, Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM) will focus on the arts and the infinite variety of creative ways artistic expression can inspire action. There are all kinds of arts that can be used ...

  • Youth Justice Advocates Win Prestigious Fellowship: 2017-18 YJLI Fellows

    News Articles September 26, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    CONTACTJosh Gordon, 217-801-2009gordon@njjn.org@NJJNetwork YOUTH JUSTICE ADVOCATES WIN PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP Fellowship Supports Advocates of Color in Juv...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup August 2017

    News Articles September 5, 2017

    August Youth Justice Reform Roundup Legislative Advances NJJN member, Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ), helped pass legislation that prohibits youth under 18 from being incarcerated at an ...

  • YJLI Fellow Sadric Bonner Fights for Parental Access to Information

    News Articles August 31, 2017

    Recently, we spoke with Sadric Bonner, 2016-2017 fellow in NJJN's Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI), a year-long program that aims to create a more effective foundation for the juvenile just...