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  • March is Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing

    March is Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing

    March marks the annual Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing. This month brings together congregations of all faiths, schools and universities in prayer, service and action. Learn how to get involved.

  • March Raises Awareness for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

    March Raises Awareness for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

    March is a month to raise awareness for girls in the juvenile justice system. Take the time to learn more about girls in the system and reflect on some of the challenges that girls in the system face in your own communities.

  • Promoting Safe Communities: NJJDPC Recommendations to 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    Promoting Safe Communities: NJJDPC Recommendations to 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    Promoting Safe Communities is a comprehensive document of issues and recommendations for the 114th Congress to promote safe communities by investing in policies that are both effective and based on adolescent development research regarding at-risk youth and the juvenile justice system.

  • State of the States: Here's What's Moving in 2015

    State of the States: Here's What's Moving in 2015

    As the rates of juvenile arrests continue to decline, state policymakers are taking advantage of the opportunity to rethink the way we deal with youth involved with the adult criminal justice system. Find out more about what bills have been introduced in various states this legislative session.

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Upcoming Events

  • 2015 CJJ Annual Conference

    Host: Coalition for Juvenile Justice

    Location: Washington, DC

    Date: June 10-13, 2015

    For additional information, visit here

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Capital City Correction

capitalcityThis report highlights the inadequate facilities, high risk of victimization, use of solitary confinement, long-term consequences of adult felony convictions, and failure to deter future crime as reasons to reform DC's approach to the prosecution of youth as adults by promoting the rehabilitation of young offenders and improving public safety. Read Report