In 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture deemed the use of solitary confinement against youth and individuals with mental health disabilities as torture. READ ARTICLE
Our recent publication, “Police-Free Schools,” discusses jurisdictions across the country that have removed police from schools as well as some information regarding the advocacy that led to these wins and what resources have been put in place in the wake of … Continued
Hello & thank you for joining NJJN for our recent webinar: You can watch the replay on YouTube below. Got questions or want to stay in touch with NJJN? Sign up for our email list or reach out to us … Continued
2020 has been a year of pandemics, of uprisings, of tackling racism head on and planting seeds of transformation. To that end, we at NJJN aimed to cultivate content highlighting our members’ work across the country to deconstruct the systems … Continued
PREVENTION AND PRE-ARREST DIVERSION: AN NJJN POLICY PLATFORM INFORMED BY YOUNG JUSTICE LEADERS From the National Juvenile Justice Network. Read the document HERE
What is Black Lives Matter? Black Lives Matter is a global organization whose mission is to dismantle white supremacy and bring awareness and change into the local systems (ex. police) that continuously affect Black communities. The organization also focuses on … Continued
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Open to parents, caregivers, and family of youth involved in the justice system interested in reforming the juvenile justice system in New Jersey. Registration is recommended, as food will be served. Learn More…