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Take two minutes to use the alert to thank the Committee members for holding this hearing, and encourage passage of JJDPA this year.
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The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.
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First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent a year in prison but rather than be derailed, he is now hard at work researching and advocating...

 

 


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  • JJDPA is the main federal juvenile justice law
  • JJDPA protects kids and promotes safe communities
  • JJDPA funding has been cut significantly over the last decade

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See also:   Act4JJ.org   |   PromoteSafeCommunities.org   |   SparkAction's Juvenile Justice page

 

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When people think of advocacy, they tend to think of efforts inside the Beltway. But if you want to get things done, you shouldn’t forget to include some action on the state level, say some experts.
 
Take two minutes to use the alert to thank the Committee members for holding this hearing, and encourage passage of JJDPA this year.
 
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Quick shareables to activate your networks on Nov. 15, 2016.
 
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October is a month of change --  in many parts of the country, the leaves are changing and days are getting shorter. Fitting then, that this year, Youth Justice Awareness Month is changing to Youth Justice ACTION Month. 
 
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The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.
 
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On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure," according to juvenile justice advocates.