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Under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), the nation’s main federal juvenile justice law, states must establish State Advisory Groups to monitor state compliance with...

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9/16
The National Council of Young Leaders
Under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention...
9/15
The Hill
Each night, more than 60,000 of our children fall...
9/10
The Chronicle of Social Change
Read why police training on youth interaction and...
9/8
Campaign for Youth Justice
On Sept. 7, 2014, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
9/2
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.
Did you know using the average daily cost of...

from the field

5/6
National Network for Youth
What do the new proposed regulations for the Runaway...
4/14
US Department of Education
On April 21, the Department of Education, the Office...
4/1
Annie E. Casey Foundation
This KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey...
4/1
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
On April 1, 2014, the National Council on Crime and...

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6/19
Citizens' Committee for Children
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous...
5/1
The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in...
10/23
The National Crittenton Foundation
Join juvenile justice allies to support girls in the...
9/2
Campaign for Youth Justice
The Campaign for Youth Justice is circulating a sign-...

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