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  • In Defense of Childhood: A Call to Action to Defend Immigrants Who Aren’t Citizens Yet, Especially Children

    In Defense of Childhood: A Call to Action to Defend Immigrants Who Aren’t Citizens Yet, Especially Children

    For Hispanic Heritage Month,CFYJ is supporting a series on the impact of federal and state youth justice policies and practices and their disparate impact on Latinx families. This is the third blog in our series, by Kent Mendoza, Policy Coordinator for the Anti-Recidivism Coalition.

  • Enter Our #VoteYouthJustice Poster Design Contest!

    Enter Our #VoteYouthJustice Poster Design Contest!

    As part of YJAM, we’re asking young people around the country to design a #VoteYouthJustice poster. Five posters will be selected by the Campaign for Youth Justice’s spokespeople and those 5 posters will be voted on by the general public. The winning poster will be used by the Campaign for Youth Justice leading up to Election Day 2018.

  • YJAM: Ten Years of Raising Awareness & Taking Action for Youth

    YJAM: Ten Years of Raising Awareness & Taking Action for Youth

    October is the tenth anniversary of Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM). The call to action resonates with us now more than ever. To make YJAM successful, we need your help in ensuring that children have the opportunity to grow into productive and engaged citizens. Join us as we #VoteYouthJustice.

  • It's Youth Justice Action Month! Take the Pledge to #VoteYouthJustice

    It's Youth Justice Action Month! Take the Pledge to #VoteYouthJustice

    Take the #VoteYouthJustice Pledge! By signing our petition and sharing it on social media, you are committing to and encouraging your networks to commit to voting and holding elected officials accountable for how they treat youth.

     
  • It's National Voter Registration Day: Let's Get Ready to #VoteYouthJustice!

    It's National Voter Registration Day: Let's Get Ready to #VoteYouthJustice!

    Today is National Voter Registration Day! As we approach the kick off of Youth Justice Action Month in Oct., we’ve been focused on highlighting the issues that impact young  young people and why, when you head to the polls on November 6, you should #VoteYouthJustice. Check out our latest blog by CFYJ's Rachel Marshall.

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Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts, 2015-17

zerotolerancecoverThis report is the fourth edition of our State Trends Report in which we take a look at states that have blocked pathways of children into the adult criminal justice system.

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