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From now until Thanksgiving, join the Act4JJ Campaign’s 10 Days of Action for the JJDPA! Because the #JJDPAmatters and it's time to get it...
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The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.

 

 


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  • JJDPA is the main federal juvenile justice law
  • JJDPA protects kids and promotes safe communities
  • JJDPA funding has been cut significantly over the last decade

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See also:   Act4JJ.org   |   PromoteSafeCommunities.org   |   SparkAction's Juvenile Justice page

 

Act4JJ
The JJDPA supports meaningful and effective alternatives to incarceration for young people in states and communities across the country. Here are just a few examples.
 
CLOCK TICKING JJDPA
From now until Thanksgiving, join the Act4JJ Campaign’s 10 Days of Action for the JJDPA! Because the #JJDPAmatters and it's time to get it done.
 
JJDPAMATTERS
Take two minutes to urge Congress to get this done.
 
10DAYS
Advocates concerned about justice and young people have been pushing to reauthorize and fully fund the JJDPA since 2007.
 
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November is Native American Heritage Month (#NAHM17), not only is it a time to celebrate the rich history of Native Americans, it is also a time to take a closer look at the laws and policies that impact their communities, particularly Native youth.
 
JJDPA
The top ten reasons Congress should act to reauthorize this critical law today—some of these may surprise you.