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  • Important First Steps to End Solitary Confinement for Youth in Federal Prisons

    Important First Steps to End Solitary Confinement for Youth in Federal Prisons

    In a historic moment, President Obama used his executive authority to end the use of solitary confinement for youth in the federal prison system. This action is incredibly important to the numerous youth who are prosecuted and sentenced as adults in the federal bureau of prisons each year.

  • NEW REPORT:  Zero Tolerance: How States Comply with PREA’s Youthful Inmate Standard

    NEW REPORT: Zero Tolerance: How States Comply with PREA’s Youthful Inmate Standard

    CFYJ's new report explores how states house youth under 18 in prisons in the new age of PREA compliance and enforcement. Furthermore, this report highlights national trends in juvenile arrests, crimes, and incarceration of children in the adult system.

  • Take action for youth justice in your state TODAY!

    Take action for youth justice in your state TODAY!

    Check out our updated Action Alerts page and get involved TODAY to improve youth justice in your state. 

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  • 2016 CJJ Annual Conference

    "Redefining Leadership: Engaging Youth, Communities, and Policymakers to Achieve Better Juvenile Justice Outcomes," 

     
    April 20-23, 2016 

    Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC 

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Zero Tolerance: How States Comply with PREA’s Youthful Inmate Standard

zerotolerancecoverThis report explores how states house youth under 18 in prisons in the new age of PREA compliance and enforcement. Furthermore, this report highlights national trends in juvenile arrests, crimes, and incarceration of children in the adult system.

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