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  • 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...

  • Colorado Passes Three Bills Supporting Youth Justice

    News Articles August 31, 2017

    NJJN member, the Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC), helped pass three bills this year, which fundamentally realign the youth justice system in the state.  The principle reform addresse...

  • August Federal Juvenile Justice Update

    News Articles August 30, 2017

    Federal Juvenile Justice Update | August 2017 Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) Steaming Ahead For the first time in many years, the House and Senate passed JJDPA reauthorizati...

  • U.S. Senate Passes JJDPA

    News Articles August 2, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Bryer, 202-878-6702 bryer@njjn.org@NJJNetwork U.S. Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Update the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) WASHIN...

  • NJJN and Youth Advocates Oppose the President's Dangerous Comments

    News Articles August 1, 2017

    A National Juvenile Justice Coalition of State and National Members Statement Opposing the President’s Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Members of our Community As organizations d...