CJJ Today

14
Jul

Let’s All Be a “PLAYER” (Police Legitimacy And Youth Engagement = Results)

I was recently invited to attend the Police and Youth Engagement Roundtable: Supporting the Role of Law Enforcement in Juvenile Justice Reform hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) with support from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ).
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07
Jul

Young Leaders and Juvenile Justice Reform

The voices, perspectives, experiences, and input from young people who are working on juvenile justice reform are central to CJJ's mission and vision. On August 2-3 we will host our annual Youth Summit, "Agents of Change: Rethink, Reshape, and Reform the Juvenile Justice System."
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09
Jun

40th Annual Mississippi Juvenile Justice Symposium -- Justice for All Youth: Learning from Our Past, Analyzing Our Present, and Preparing for Their Future

The Mississippi Division of Public Safety Planning - Office of Justice Programs and the Mississippi Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (State Advisory Group) cordially invite you to the 40th Annual Mississippi Juvenile Justice Symposium on August 3-5, 2016 in Biloxi, MS. The theme for this year’s event is “Justice for All Youth: Learning from Our Past, Analyzing Our Present, and Preparing for Their Future.”
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07
Jun

Join Our Emerging Leaders Committee!

CJJ is excited to be expanding our Emerging Leaders Committee (ELC) and is calling on all interested young people aged 16-24 to submit an application! The ELC will make recommendations to the CJJ leadership and Executive Board, and support youth member recruitment, promote youth engagement across all organizational projects, programs and activities. Members will also pay a key role in shaping and broadening the scope/scale of CJJ's youth partnership work over the coming years. If selected, members will be expected to participate in monthly 1-hour long conference calls and to actively participate in CJJ ELC projects.
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