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  • Federal Update - August 2018

    News Articles August 8, 2018

    Concerning Actions by the United States Department of Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and...

  • Youth Justice Reform Roundup | July

    News Articles July 30, 2018

    Legislative Advances/Actions Thanks to the efforts of NJJN member Legal Aid Justice Center, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed into law two bills aimed at stemming the school-to-prison pipeline. ...

  • #NJJNForum2018 Recap

    News Articles July 24, 2018

    For a look at more moments from our annual forum, search #NJJNForum2018 on Twitter and Facebook. You can also view our photo album. Monday, July 16th: Racial Justice Field Trips and Demanding Justi...

  • South Carolina Legislature Repeals Racist 'Disturbing School' Law for Students

    News Articles June 28, 2018

    EDITOR’S NOTE: We are indebted to Sarah Hinger of the ACLU Racial Justice Program who wrote this article and allowed us to reuse it for this publication. In 2015, video surfaced of a poli...

  • NJJN Welcomes Summer 2018 Interns

    News Articles June 28, 2018

    This month, NJJN brought on two summer interns to further our mission of pursuing equitable and fair youth justice systems. Learn more about the budding, youth justice advocates: Celine Castronuovo, ...

  • Federal Update - June

    News Articles June 28, 2018

    Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA) While both the House and Senate passed JJDPA reauthorization bills last year with overwhelming bipartisan support (S. 860 and H.R. 1809), ful...

  • June 2018 Newsletter

    Newsletter June 28, 2018

    View the June 2018 newsletter here. 

  • Two North Carolina Journalists Win National Recognition for Outstanding Coverage of Youth Justice Reforms

    News Articles June 14, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   Contact:Josh Gordon, 202-878-6610gordon@njjn.org@NJJNetwork Two North Car...

  • Virginia Youth Justice Advocate Wins National Award

    News Articles June 14, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    CONTACT Josh Gordon, 217-801-2009 gordon@njjn.org @NJJNetwork Virginia Youth Justice Advocate Wins National AwardValerie Slater Recognized for Tenacious Ef...

  • D.C. Advocate Wins National Award for Her Advocacy for Youth in Trouble with the Law

    News Articles June 14, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Josh Gordon, 217-801-2009 gordon@njjn.org @NJJNetwork D.C. Advocate Wins National Award for Her Advocacy for Youth in Trouble with the LawHonored as a “Gutsy...