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



1204 Leaders. 860 Fellows. 384 Teams. 260 Local Reform Efforts. 37 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.

2018 Capstone of the Year Award Winner
2018 Capstone of the Year Award Winner: Pine County, Minnesota, School-Justice Partnerships Certificate Program The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public…Read more
CJJR Continues CYPM Expansion in 2019
Growth of the CYPM continues with five new jurisdictions in three states joining the network. The new sites are Bannock, Oneida, and Power Counties in Idaho, Clackamas County, Oregon, and…Read more

Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparities
March 25-29, 2019