Registration is Open for the 2016 CJJ National DMC Conference!

CJJ will host our 2016 CJJ National DMC Conference on December 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD. The event, co-hosted by the Maryland State Advisory Group, will focus on "Confronting the Crisis: Creating Pathways to a More Equitable Juvenile Justice System." Sessions will explore what other communities can learn from Baltimore; the role of state and local entities; how communities can take action and gain buy-in for true change; and the importance of youth engagement. Click here for the draft agenda. 

Registration Fees
Click here to register. 

Early Bird RegistrationRegular RegistrationLate Registration

May 16 – July 31

August 1 - October 11
October 12 - November 11

Maryland residents will receive a 20% discount by entering the code MDresident. All who register as non-members will receive a complimentary 2017 CJJ membership. 

CJJ has a room block available at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor for a rate of $119/night. Click here to make a reservation. 

Sponsors and Exhibitors
Click here to learn more about sponsoring or exhibiting at the National DMC Conference. 

Workshop Proposals
CJJ invites proposals for concurrent workshop sessions to be held on December 5-6. We are particularly interested in proposals that focus on one or more of the following topics:

  • School-to-prison pipeline 
  • The role of judges, prosecutors, and defense counsel in addressing the crisis
  • Community policing 
  • Police and youth relations
  • Mental health and trauma
  • Data collection 
  • Child welfare and dual status youth
  • Engaging families and communities
  • Girls of color 
  • Tribal youth
  • Youth who are non-native/non-fluent English speakers
  • LGBT Youth
  • Human trafficking
  • Diversion
  • Homelessness
  • Physical and/or intellectual disabilities
  • Implicit bias
  • Public health approaches to reducing disparities
  • Immigration

Click here to view the request for proposals and and here to go directly to the application. Proposals must be received by July 8, 2016. Please contact Naomi Smoot, CJJ's Senior Policy Associate, at [email protected] with any questions.