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

1528 Leaders. 1275 Fellows. 433 Teams. 320 Local Reform Efforts. 43 Certificate Programs. 49 States & DC. 7 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, Canada, Cameroon, Puerto Rico, Red Lake Nation, St. Lucia, and Thailand.

Spotlight: Youth Engagement Webinar
Register now for our webinar on September 18th at 2:30pm ET, featuring youth & Harris County Youth Collective staff who helped create true partnerships and meaningful collaboration that helped…Read more
A Roadmap to the Ideal Juvenile Justice System
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform is proud to present its newest publication, “A Roadmap to the Ideal Juvenile Justice System.” Authored by Tim Decker, in collaboration with the…Read more

Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparities
March 25-29, 2019