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  • October 2022 Roundup

    News Articles November 4, 2022

    NJJN Campaigns:  #YJAM2022 Recap Catch the recap of #YJAM2022, including events, publications and replays.   #RaisetheFloor #UncuffKidsA campaign to raise the minimum a...

  • Youth Justice Action Month: #YJAM2022 Recap

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    Since 2008, youth justice advocates have come together in October for Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM), to share knowledge and concrete actions to transform our youth legal systems so they can be t...

  • NJJN Members FFLIC and LCCR Keep Up Efforts to Move Youth Out of Dangerous Adult Prison

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    NJJN members Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) have been working double time to keep youth out of one of...

  • Anti-Racism Resource: Building Power for an Anti-Racist Youth Justice Movement

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    The youth justice advocacy community’s annual celebration of Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM) in October just came to a close. YJAM is a month dedicated to raising awareness and inspiri...

  • NJJN Thanks Our Summer and Fall 2022 Interns!

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    We’ve had incredible interns and fellows working with NJJN during the summer and fall months this year! Thanks to their work, we’ve been able to release important publications, celebrate...

  • Federal Update - October 2022

    News Articles November 3, 2022

    Youth Leaders on Capitol Hill  In the closing week of YJAM, NJJN Young Justice Leaders presented their vision for youth justice at the October 26th meeting of the Coordinating Council ...

  • Federal Update - YJAM 2022 Edition

    News Articles September 28, 2022

    U.S. House YJAM Resolution  The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to introduce a resolution to commemorate YJAM which expresses support for the designation of National Y...

  • #NJJNRoadtrip - Forum Recap 2022

    News Articles August 31, 2022

    This summer, NJJN took a "virtual" road trip to visit our members across our four regions. At each stop we heard advocates discuss advocacy strategies - from creating healing learning environments to ...

  • YJLI Alum Kizzy Rogers Turns Childhood Adversities into Passion for Change

    News Articles August 30, 2022

    What got you into youth justice reform?I am compelled to work with at-risk youth who have traveled a path towards the legal system. Being someone who experienced both the juvenile justice and foster...

  • Federal Update - July 2022

    News Articles July 29, 2022

    Senators Murray and Wyden Investigate Four Major Companies Operating Youth Residential Treatment Facilities  On July 22nd, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on...