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The House passed its reauthorization, now it's time for the Senate to pass the bipartisan JJDPA bill for fairer youth justice. Let's get this done.

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9/23
SparkAction
On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed...
9/12
SparkAction
A bipartisan bill to reform and reauthorize the JJDPA...
8/9
Forum for Youth Investment
A lively discussion on what we know – and what...
7/22
W. Haywood Burns Institute
The U.S. has made progress in reducing the number of...
7/5
SparkAction
First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent...

from the field

4/20
Annie E. Casey Foundation
More than 5 million U.S. children have had a parent in...
4/12
The Chronicle of Social Change
The Obama administration has demonstrated in recent...
4/11
The Legislative Gazette
Advocates for raising the age of criminal...
4/11
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Each year, more than 7,000 cases result in girls and...
1/25
The Washington Post
The Supreme Court ruled that Miller v. Alabama...

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9/27
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
The House passed its reauthorization, now it's...
5/1
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
It's time to for Congress to pass a renewed,...
4/22
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Enacted in 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
4/16
Families and Friends Organizing for Reform of Juvenile Justice (FORJ-MO)
Missouri is currently one of only seven states that...

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