Juvenile Justice

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For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Appropriators have defunded juvenile justice programming. Juvenile Justice Advocates Express Disappointment over Lack of Critical Funding for FY 2017...

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5/19
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
With less than 100 days remaining on the 114th...
5/17
Campaign for Youth Justice
On Wednesday, May 18th, appropriators in the House of...
3/29
The Forum for Youth Investment
It is time for bolder language and a bolder call to...
3/7
Campaign for Youth Justice
The Youth First Initiative  released a national...

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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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...
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...

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