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Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

  • Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

    From their website: "... the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system through the provision of direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis." Join them on Twitter and Facebook.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -- Juvenile Justice

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawers -- Juvenile Justice

    NACDL fully supports the concept that juveniles are different than adults and should be treated as such. NACDL encourages legislators to promote polices that evaluate juvenile family history and brain development prior to developing legislation that could in effect have profound implications on a juvenile's future.

Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Coalition for Juvenile Justice

    The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) is a nationwide coalition of State Advisory Groups (SAGs), organizations, individuals, youth, and allies dedicated to preventing children and youth from becoming involved in the courts and upholding the highest standards of care when youth are charged with wrongdoing and enter the justice system.

National Center for Juvenile Justice

  • National Center for Juvenile Justice
    The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) is the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and is the oldest juvenile justice research group in the United States, having conducted national and sub national studies on crime and delinquency since 1973.

    NCJJ is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is effective justice for children and families through research and technical assistance. For four decades, NCJJ has conducted research and provided objective, factual information that professionals and decision makers in the juvenile and family justice system use to increase effectiveness.

National Juvenile Defender Center

  • National Juvenile Defender Center

    NJDC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense.

    Through community building, training, and policy reform, we provide national leadership on juvenile defense issues with a focus on curbing the deprivation of young people’s rights in the court system.

W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity

  • W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity

    The Burns Institute works to eliminate racial and ethnic disparity by building a community-centered response to youthful misbehavior that is equitable and restorative.

    Though many areas of the juvenile justice system deserve reform efforts, the Burns Institute focuses on racial and ethnic disparity because youth of color are the most impacted. By improving outcomes for the children most impacted, we improve outcomes for all young people.

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