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  • NJJN Member Leads Push to Raise the Age in Wisconsin

    News Articles October 24, 2013

    Wisconsin is one of only a handful of states that continues to sweep seventeen-year-olds into the adult criminal justice system. (New York and North Carolina send all sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds ...

  • Meet the Youth Justice Leadership Institute Fellows: Nick Allen

    News Articles October 24, 2013

    This month we spoke with Nick Allen, a staff attorney at the Institutions Project of Columbia Legal Services in Seattle, Washington. He is a fellow in NJJN’s Youth Justice Leadership Institute...

  • E-Newsletter: CA Bill Limits Police Role in Schools | October 9, 2013

    News Articles October 10, 2013

    Download the October 9 issue of NJJN's e-newsletter here (PDF). Here's what's inside: NJJN Member Instrumental in CA Bill to Limit Role of Police in Schools Sarah Bryer: Why the JJDPA Matters to ...

  • Why the JJDPA Matters to Youth Advocates Across the Country

    News Articles October 8, 2013

    As I write this, the government shutdown is in its third day, and shows no sign of ending. Under the circumstances, it is hard to imagine a Congress capable of taking action to protect youth and promo...

  • Juvenile Justice Reform Roundup | October 7, 2013

    News Articles October 7, 2013

    The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is launching its second nationwide writing initiative, Untold Stories, beginning in October. The project--a collaboration with...

  • Governor's Pardon Launches Youth Advocate's Career

    News Articles October 3, 2013

    A new documentary film tells the story of Starcia Ague, a young woman whose experience with the juvenile justice system drove her to become an advocate for reform. Ague was incarcerated at age 15 and...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements | October, 2013

    News Articles October 1, 2013

    Washington, D.C.:  The Coalition for Juvenile Justice, an NJJN partner, is searching for its next executive director. Applications accepted until position is filled. Click h...

  • E-Newsletter: Massachusetts Raises the Age | September 25, 2013

    News Articles September 25, 2013

    Download the September 25 issue of NJJN's e-newsletter here (PDF). Here's what's inside: Massachusetts raises its age of juvenile court jurisdiction California passes legislation revising parole ...

  • Juvenile Justice Reform Roundup | September 19, 2013

    News Articles September 24, 2013

    Updates from the field of juvenile justice reform: The National Institute of Corrections released a policy review and development guide to assist administrators, staff, and medical person...

  • Youth Justice Job Announcements - September 2013

    News Articles September 18, 2013

    Washington, D.C.: The Campaign for Youth Justice, an NJJN partner, is hiring a new executive director. Application deadline is October 1. For more information and to apply, click here...