2016 Youth Summit

2016 CJJ Youth Summit

August 2-3, 2016
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
Washington, DC

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will co-host the 2016 Juvenile Justice Youth Summit, "Agents of Change: Rethinking, Reshaping, and Reforming the Juvenile Justice System" on August 2-3 in Washington, DC. The event brings together emerging leaders (under the age of 25) interested in juvenile justice reform. Over two days, these next generation leaders gain a better understanding of the current juvenile justice system, examine trending reform topics, and participate in various skill-building, hands-on activities.

Click here for the Summit program.

Unfortunately the room block is sold out at the Georgetown University Hotel. There are numerous hotels that are just a short cab ride away in the following neighborhoods:

Unfortunately CJJ does not have an alternate room block or a special rate at any of these hotels. Participants are responsible for booking their own reservations. 

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided on August 2 and 3.  

Each attendee will receive a complimentary t-shirt.  This year’s Youth Summit t-shirt was designed by Daniel M. Bryner, who won CJJ’s youth design contest. He is a freelance graphic and web designer residing in Olympia, Washington. He has been involved in several state and national juveniles justice reform and he uses his artwork and his experiences to advocate for disenfranchised and at risk youth. Learn more about his work at www.danielbryner.org.

Photo Release
CJJ takes photos and videos of attendees throughout our events and conferences (both posed and candid). We reserve the right to use these on our website, on social media, in emails, and in CJJ publications throughout the year. Upon completion of registration, you will be giving consent to the use of photos, film, and/or audio of you speaking for CJJ materials. If you do not want to give consent, please contact Audrey Eisemann at eisemann@juvjustice.org

Participants Under 18
Attendees under the age of 18 living outside the DC-area must be accompanied by an adult when traveling. Chaperones are not required to attend the Summit with their youth attendee(s), but are welcome to do so if they chose. Because space is limited, we require that any chaperone(s) planning to attend the Youth Summit must register separately for the event. Chaperones not attending the Summit are not required to register. 

For questions about the Youth Summit, please contact Katie Mercier, CJJ's Senior Associate of Conferences and Membership, at mercier@juvjustice.org.