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Take Action: Urge Iowa Senator Grassley to Get the JJDPA Done

Iowans, take a moment to thank Senator Grassley for his leadership on youth justice, and urge him to use his leadership to get the JJDPA done now!We’ve got everything you need to take two critical actions.

Act 4 JJ has a great one-page activation guide you can share with your Iowa networks.

1. MAKE A CALL TODAY

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House Bill Defeated, but Message Remains Unchanged

On June 27, the US House of Representatives rejected the latest immigration bill (HR 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act) by a vote of 121-301. "No" voters included 112 Republicans and 189 Democrats. It is unclear whether Congress will return to this issue before the midterm elections.

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Tell Rep. Culberson to fully fund the JJDPA!

Rep. John Culberson is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science of the House Appropriations Committee. This subcommittee is responsible for allocating funds to programs within the Department of Justice, including the JJDPA. The JJDPA sets federal standards to ensure a minimum level of safety and equitable treatment for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

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Congress, fully fund the JJDPA!

The JJDPA sets federal standards to ensure a minimum level of safety and equitable treatment for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

As the Appropriations Committee begins the process for FY 2019, it's important for your representatives to hear from constituents about the importance of funding the JJDPA.

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It’s Time to Invest in Youth

April 2, 2018
Rachel Marshall

Action Alert: Message Congress to Get the Bipartisan JJDPA Done!

JJDPAmattersKIDS CAN'T WAIT!

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JJDPA Matters

Join the #JJDPAmatters Activation this week!

January 22, 2018
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Justice for Tribal Youth

Justice for Tribal Youth

November 17, 2017
Rachel Marshall
jjdpa 10 days of action

#TBT: It’s time to Get the JJDPA Done!

November 16, 2017
Frances Medina
REPORT COVER

OJJDP is Failing Our Kids

October 23, 2017
Rachel Marshall
TRENDS

State Trends Report Launch

October 16, 2017

John Legend Explains How This Bill Could Help Reform Youth Incarceration

Over the past two years, through my FREEAMERICA initiative, I have traveled the country meeting with and learning from those impacted by the criminal justice system.

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A Stone of Hope: Jim St. Germain's #youthvoice

June 28, 2017
Jim St. Germain
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