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  • Meet CFYJ’s 2018 Summer Fellows!

    Meet CFYJ’s 2018 Summer Fellows!

    It’s finally June, which means our summer fellows have joined us here in Washington, D.C. from all over the country to help advance justice for young people. 

  • Paternal Incarceration: How the Mass Incarceration of Fathers Hurts our Youth

    Paternal Incarceration: How the Mass Incarceration of Fathers Hurts our Youth

    Just in time for Father's Day, CFYJ Fellow Benedict Roemer discusses the damaging social, financial, and psychological effects of keeping incarcerated fathers away from their children and families. 

  • Is 2018 the Year of Women in Politics?

    Is 2018 the Year of Women in Politics?

    In this month's installment of our #VoteYouthJustice series, Youth First Initiative's Jill Ward discusses the increasing number of women and women of color running for office this midterm election season. 

  • Congratulations to Missouri on Raising The Age

    Congratulations to Missouri on Raising The Age

    The Missouri General Assembly has voted to increase the age for automatically trying youth as adults from 17 to 18. Thank you to Sen. Wallingford, Rep. Schroer, and our advocates on the ground for advancing justice for Missouri's young people!

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Uplifting the Narratives of Incarcerated Youth

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Uplifting the Narratives of Incarcerated Youth

    How do we change the culture of sexual abuse against youth in the criminal justice system? Read reflections on the path forward, as Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close.

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  • Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018

    April 20-23, 2018

    Arlington, VA

    Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community, and its recognized partners and allies, grounded in biblical witness and our shared traditions of justice, peace and the integrity of creation.

    Learn more here. 

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Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts, 2015-17

zerotolerancecoverThis report is the fourth edition of our State Trends Report in which we take a look at states that have blocked pathways of children into the adult criminal justice system.

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