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

787 Leaders. 561 Fellows. 187 Certificate Program Reform Efforts. 44 States. 4 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 all over the world, including Thailand, Australia, Bolivia, the United States and Puerto Rico.

CJJR Evaluates Progress of Capstone Project Reforms in Multiple Jurisdictions
Certificate Program Team meets with CJJR Fellows in Washington State, San Diego & Sacramento CJJR’s Certificate Program Team (CP Team) conducted Capstone Project site visits to Washington State, San…Read more
Youth Corrections Leaders and Mother of Kalief Browder Come Together to Stop Solitary Confinement for Kids
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Today, youth corrections administrators, parents, national leaders, and elected officials will stand together to announce the launch of a national effort to end solitary confinement of youth. Thousands of…Read more

School-Justice Partnerships
September 26-30, 2016 (applications due June 17, 2016)
Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparties
October 24-28, 2016 (application period TBA)
Juvenile Diversion
August 2-5, 2016 (application period closed)