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Get Involved in CJJ's Juvenile Justice Work
Become a Member

CJJ welcomes all interested individuals—both youth and adults—to join as CJJ Members. CJJ is a true coalition and proudly represents a diverse body of more than juvenile justice practitioners, service providers, youth, parents, public officials, concerned citizens and others—all dedicated to creating optimal delinquency prevention programs, policies and practices, and ensuring that every court-involved youth is given an opportunity to reclaim his/her life and connect positively with family and community life.

Membership Rates
Individual Member: $100.00/year
Student Members: $35.00/year

Membership Benefits
Upon joining CJJ as a member, you will receive the following benefits:

Developing Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform

  • Eligible to receive training and technical assistance on innovative and best practices in juvenile justice
  • Discount conference registration for members
  • Access to members-only and all other year-round webinars on current and emerging issues, policies and practices in juvenile justice from foremost experts in the field
  • Access to regional conferences 


Representing our Members on the Federal Level

  • CJJ serves as the voice of CJJ members to Congress and OJJDP
  • Members receive up-to-the-minute information about pending legislation and the federal appropriations process
  • CJJ translates how federal policy affects the delivery of services to the field
  • Members receive training on federal and state government relations


Enhancing Communication Among Juvenile Justice Stakeholders

  • Eligible to serve on CJJ’s Ethnic and Cultural Diversity, Youth, and Government Relations Committees
  • Eligible to attend CJJ regional business meetings and share information over regional listservs
  • Information sharing and peer support through our network of 5,000 state and local juvenile justice practitioners and affinity group listservs by issue area and professional affiliation (JJ Specialists, DMC Coordinators, youth members, judicial officers, etc.)
  • Members receive the monthly Juvenile Justice Monitor; they will receive priority placement of any news or resource submissions sent to the JJ Monitor editor
  • Access to fact sheets, toolkits, and new resources

Apply Now
To become a Member at Large, complete the membership formFor additional information, please contact 202-467-0864 or