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In the US, 2,500 young people are currently serving life sentences without parole. This radio show brings four experts together to discuss the issue.
A resource that will makes it easier (and more engaging) than ever to get in-depth feature stories and vetted data covering a range of critical issues in the juvenile ...
SparkAction joined the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) and experts in the juvenile indigent defense movement to discuss the challenges and reforms of ...
From its very beginnings, JJDPA has supported-- and continues to support-- state and local to efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency.
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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.'s Shaena Fazal makes the case for the JJDPA for all core issues in the justice system for youth.
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Here are the stories of 4 powerful young leaders who bring unique ideas into justice reform efforts -- and have succeeded in part because adults supported them in ...
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New York City teens: Join WNYC’s Radio Rookies live chat on policing and make your own message to the new New York City Mayor!
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How community-based alternative programs are improving racial disparities in Ventura County, CA.
Girls have complex needs, and they need to be supported in the juvenile justice system.
As young LGBT students face discrimination, abandonment and unequal treatment in the legal system, the JJDPA steps in to help them.
October 21, 2013 The Price of Retribution
How and why do we treat so many young offenders like dangerous criminals in the justice system?
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The JJDPA connects to afterschool programs for important reasons: Here's why.  
The National Juvenile Justice Network’s Sarah Bryer discusses state juvenile justice reform victories led by advocates, and how those actions need to be mirrored and ...
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The personal, powerful story behind the advent of October as Youth Justice Awareness Month.
With embedded racial inequality in the juvenile justice system, the JJDPA is working to reduce that with important programs and funding.
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Collaborative State Advisory Groups, or SAGs, bring diverse perspectives into state juvenile justice programs—and are yet another way that the landmark JJDPA ...
AsYouth with disabilities are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system by a large margin - here's how JJDPA works to fix that.