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Award for Leadership in Juvenile Justice Reform - Past Winners

About the Award:
The Award for Leadership in Juvenile Justice Reform is presented jointly by NJJN and one of our member organizations to honor local legislators who have championed the cause of youth justice reform in their state. These legislators have shown them to be true friends to and advocates for youth in trouble with the law, and the award recognizes their commitment to creating a fairer, more equitable juvenile justice system.

 

(L-R) Sen. Derrick Simmons, Jody Owens (SPLC), Sarah Bryer (NJJN), Elissa Johnson (SPLC), Rep. John W. Hines

Award Recipients:

- 2014 -

The 2014 Award for Leadership in Juvenile Justice Reform was presented by NJJN and the 
Southern Poverty Law Center of Mississippi to honor legislators who have championed the cause of youth justice reform in Mississippi.

  • Representative John W. Hines
  • Senator Derrick T. Simmons
  • Senator Gray Tollison