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Action Alerts - Juvenile Justice
May 16, 2013
There's No Excuse: Protect Youth from Dangers of Adult Prisons
The Campaign for Youth Justice is circulating a sign-on letter calling on governors to implement new legislation protecting youth in adult prisons (PREA). Contact ...
November 15, 2012
A Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction
With a fiscal cliff looming in the not-so-distant future, it's important to keep one thing in mind: what we do now will impact our children for decades to come.
October 9, 2012
October is Youth Justice Awareness Month
October is National Youth Justice Awareness month (Y-JAM). Learn how to get involved.
June 1, 2012
Tell the Senate to Preserve & Restore Juvenile Justice Funding
In June 2012, the U.S. Senate will take up S. 2323, its version of the Commerce, Justice Science and Related Agencies (CJS) appropriations bill which, among ...
April 16, 2012
Action Alert: Protect Juvenile Justice Funding!
As early Tuesday, April 17, 2012 the House and Senate CJS Appropriations Subcommittees are expected to consider the fiscal year 2013 (FY13) juvenile justice ...
November 14, 2011
We're Down to the Wire
On Tuesday, November 15 or Wednesday, November 16, the Conference Committee on H.R. 2112 will consider, among other things, funding for federal fiscal year 2012 ...
October 12, 2011
Congress' Budget Cuts Put Kids and Community Safety at Risk
Congress is considering cutting 60 to 90 percent of funding for programs for critical programs that prevent delinquency, protect children from the dangers ...
September 22, 2011
Congress: Keep Our Kids Out of Jail!
Over the last decade, federal spending for proven intervention programs has dropped and the costs of incarceration have risen, with negative consequences for ...
August 16, 2011
ACTION ALERT: Help the Fair Sentencing for Youth Act Pass in California!
There are at least 2,570 people in the United States serving Juvenile Life Without the Possibility of Parole (JLWOP) for crimes they allegedly committed before they ...
June 28, 2011
Tell President Obama to Hold Firm!
Deficit reduction deals should take cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income people off the table. President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senate leaders today ...
June 28, 2011
The White House Needs to Hear from You NOW!
Deficit reduction deals should take cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income people off the table. President Obama is scheduled to meet with Senate leaders to ...
June 28, 2011
Tell Congress to Protect Children's Programs Now!
Would you want to speak out if you knew that budget cuts were being considered in Washington that would deny tens of millions of the most vulnerable people medical ...
May 25, 2011
Ask Congress to Make Homeless Youth a Priority
Available studies indicate that more than one million youth are homeless each year, and they need YOUR help. Take action today to ask Congress to fund programs ...
May 4, 2011
Action Alert: Appoint an Administrator to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Call your Representative to ask them to sign onto a letter calling on the Obama Administration to appoint an Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice ...
May 4, 2011
The Sex Trafficking of Children Must End
Each year an estimated 100,000 children are exploited through sex trafficking in the U.S. and runaway and homeless children are especially vulnerable to this abuse. ...
April 11, 2011
Tell Your Representative NOT to Pass the Ryan Budget
Your voice is urgently needed! The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a budget proposal that is stunningly extreme. It is ...
February 4, 2011
Join the Strengthening America’s Values and Economy For All Campaign
Federal programs and services proven to foster economic progress and protect low- and moderate-income families face deep cuts in the name of deficit reduction. ...
August 19, 2010
Take Action for California!
On Thursday, August 19, 2010, California’s bill--Senate Bill 399--will be voted on in the state Assembly. SB 399 allows for a review of life without ...
The Sex Trafficking of Children in the U.S. Must End
The “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010” (H.R.5575) will provide funding to up to six locations around the country. It has ...
Virginia: Stop Prosecuting Youth as Adults
We have a key opportunity to influence the Virginia Crime Commission. Act now to urge them to support critical reforms!
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