Mission



The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform supports and educates leaders across systems of care to advance a balanced, multi-system approach to improving outcomes for, and promoting the positive development of, youth at risk of juvenile justice involvement...Read More

Our Work



The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform currently works with jurisdictions nationwide to help them better translate knowledge on “what works” into everyday practice and policy. The Center provides on and off-site training, networking opportunities, webinars and more to help state and local agencies develop and implement system improvement efforts…Read More

Meet the Staff



948 Leaders. 727 Fellows. 313 Teams. 224 Certificate Program Reform Efforts. 45 States & DC. 6 Countries.

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform supports the development of leaders in juvenile justice and related systems of care through our Certificate Programs. We help them achieve better outcomes for the young people in their care by assisting in the implementation or improvement of a diverse range of juvenile justice reform initiatives that address racial disparities and disproportionality, multi-system collaboration, social service improvement, statutory and court reform, and many other issues. The leaders we train come from across the United States and all over the world, including American Samoa, Australia, Bolivia, Cameroon, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, and Thailand.

Early Registration Open for 2017 LEAD Conference
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Georgetown University, the McCourt School of Public Policy, and CJJR are pleased to announce the 2017 LEAD Conference (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.): Moving from Research to Policy & Practice to Improve…Read more
"Remembering Janet Reno" By Shay Bilchik
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It is with great sadness that we share the news that former Attorney General Janet Reno passed away yesterday after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. I…Read more