Action Alerts - Juvenile Justice

JJDPAMATTERS
Take two minutes to urge Congress to get this done.
Enacted in 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) provides direction and support for state juvenile justice system improvements and has ...
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Missouri is currently one of only seven states that automatically treat 17 year olds as adults in the justice system, no matter how minor the offense. This means they ...
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September 1, 2014
raise the age
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous reforms to New York's - now is the time to take the next step and Raise the Age of criminal responsibility. Send a ...
ball and chain
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in fair sentencing and want to see reform in the ways we hold children accountable when they commit serious crimes.
girls
Join juvenile justice allies to support girls in the juvenile justice system as well as protecting all youth and promoting safe communities.
noexcuse
The Campaign for Youth Justice is circulating a sign-on letter calling on governors to implement new legislation protecting youth in adult prisons (PREA). Contact ...
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant future, it's important to keep one thing in mind: what we do now will impact our children for decades to come.
November 14, 2011 We're Down to the Wire
On Tuesday, November 15 or Wednesday, November 16, the Conference Committee on H.R. 2112 will consider, among other things, funding for federal fiscal year 2012 ...
Congress is considering cutting 60 to 90 percent of funding for programs for critical programs that prevent delinquency, protect children from the dangers ...
Over the last decade, federal spending for proven intervention programs has dropped and the costs of incarceration have risen, with negative consequences for ...
There are at least 2,570 people in the United States serving Juvenile Life Without the Possibility of Parole (JLWOP) for crimes they allegedly committed before they ...
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Deficit reduction deals should take cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income people off the table. President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senate leaders today ...
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Deficit reduction deals should take cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income people off the table. President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senate leaders to ...
The Coalition on Human Needs
Would you want to speak out if you knew that budget cuts were being considered in Washington that would deny tens of millions of the most vulnerable people medical ...
Available studies indicate that more than one million youth are homeless each year, and they need YOUR help.  Take action today to ask Congress to fund programs ...
Each year an estimated 100,000 children are exploited through sex trafficking in the U.S. and runaway and homeless children are especially vulnerable to this abuse. ...
Call your Representative to ask them to sign onto a letter calling on the Obama Administration to appoint an Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice ...
Coalition on Human Needs
Your voice is urgently needed!  The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a budget proposal that is stunningly extreme.  It is ...