CJJ Today

28
Aug

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the JJ System: A Time for Reflection

By Alexandra Staropoli CJJ Government and Field Relations Associate Director Fifty years ago today, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. As thousands gather in Washington, DC to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, all of us might do well to consider how we might help deliver on that dream in our own work.
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12
Aug

Coalition for Juvenile Justice Brings Together Young Juvenile Justice Leaders

By Katie Mercier CJJ Digital and Member Communications Manager The Coalition for Juvenile Justice convened youth leaders at the 2013 Youth Summit: “Empowering Young Leaders for Juvenile Justice Reform.” The Summit, held August 2-3 in Washington, DC, was geared towards cultivating and empowering a young body of juvenile justice advocates and attracted more than 100 participants from 22 states.
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12
Aug

SD Teens Attend CJJ Youth Summit in DC

Jeri Thomas writes in the Dakota Radio Group News about six teens from Pierre, SD who attended the CJJ Youth Summit in DC, August 1-4, 2013.
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09
Aug

CJJ Today Blog Launches!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the CJJ Today blog! CJJ staff, SAG members, At Large members, Executive Board members, and juvenile justice advocates will post about important juvenile justice issues. In CJJ Today, you find the latest CJJ leadership news, information and resources about the current issues in the juvenile justice reform movement, and inspiring stories from leaders in the field.
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