2021 Policy Priorities

On November 20, 2020, CJJ's Council of State Advisory Groups voted on a series of policy platforms that will serve as the organization's top policy priorities for the 117th Congress and Biden/Harris Administration. 

These platforms focused on addressing racism at the front end of the youth justice system through: 


A policy platform was also approved which called on Congress and the Administration to support states in their continued participation in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.