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NJJN Virtual Forum 2020



 NJJN Forum is Going Virtual! 

Friday, July 10th, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

Every year we look forward to Forum, when we can all come together, reflect on the year, celebrate each other's wins, have deep conversations, and learn from our peers. 

2020 has been a year of pandemics, uprisings, tackling racism head on and planting seeds of transformation. To that end, we at NJJN aimed to cultivate content highlighting our members' work across the country to deconstruct the systems that harm young people and offer a new vision for youth justice that leads with equity and humanity. We encourage you to join us on July 10 to watch, learn, and engage to learn innovative strategies and actions you can take to build a brighter future for our nation’s youth.

Check back for a full agenda!

Join us on July 10th starting at 8 a.m. ET:

  • Recorded sessions below will be made available to watch at NJJN.org starting at 8 a.m. ET 
NJJN Sessions
  1. A Look at the Federal Landscape of Youth Justice
  2. Selfcare
  3. Youth Voices on Mental Health and the Youth Justice System
  4. Pursuing Race Equity During a Pandemic
  5. Defund Police, Invest in Youth 
Member Sessions
  1. Invest in Me CT! A Campaign Launch from Connecticut
  2. Transformative Justice: What The US has to Learn from the World--Illinois
  3. Youth Activism in Action! Highlights from Virginia and Illinois
  4. Dissecting Racism as a Tool for Juvenile Justice Reform
  5. No Youth Charged as Adults
  6. Dismantling the Pipeline

            1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Let’s Talk about Race
            2:30-3:15 PM KEYNOTE:  A Conversation with The Public Welfare Foundation’s Candice Jones
            3:30-4:30 PM Leading with Race: A Path to Equity

Recorded sessions are open to the public - no registration required!

Click below to add this year's Virtual NJJN Forum to your calendar.


Got questions about this year's virtual forum? Email Alyson Clements, clements@njjn.org