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  • New Report- State Trends: Updates from the 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    New Report- State Trends: Updates from the 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    CFYJ's new report State Trends documents the continuation of four trends in justice reform efforts across the country to roll back transfer laws in the country, from arrest through sentencing.

  • Youth Justice Awareness Month Was a Success!

    Youth Justice Awareness Month Was a Success!

    October was National Youth Justice Awareness Month! YJAM is an opportunity for communities, families, youth, and allies to host community-led actions and events that expose the consequences of children being processed in adult court and placed in adult jails and prisons

  • New Publication: Sharing Your Story

    New Publication: Sharing Your Story

    CFYJ's newest publication "Sharing Your Story" helps youth, families & advocates have the courage and confidence they need to share their experience with the criminal justice system through personal storytelling.

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  • Conversations in Criminal Justice Reform

    Host: The Vera Institute of Justice 

    Location: George Washington University
    School of Media and Public Affairs
    805 21st Street NW
    Washington, DC 20052

    Time: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

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Capital City Correction

capitalcityThis report highlights the inadequate facilities, high risk of victimization, use of solitary confinement, long-term consequences of adult felony convictions, and failure to deter future crime as reasons to reform DC's approach to the prosecution of youth as adults by promoting the rehabilitation of young offenders and improving public safety. Read Report