Deadline Reminder: Youth in Custody + NJJN Fellowship

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Center for Juvenile Justice Reform 
March 24, 2015

Applications Open for Youth in Custody Certificate Program 

Application Deadline: April 17, 2015


YIC2014The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) is still accepting applications for its annual Youth in Custody Certificate Program. This program provides an intensive learning experience for leaders seeking to improve outcomes for their serious, high-risk juvenile offenders in post-adjudication custody. 

Subsidies through the Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS) are available for jurisdictions that show a heightened readiness to utilize the curriculum and to undertake changes in their correctional facilities and secure residential programs. Applications are due April 17, 2015.
Learn more about the Youth in Custody Certificate Program including how to apply, tuition fees, and subsidies. 

Learn more about CJJR's programs as part of CCAS.

Send the National Juvenile Justice Network Your Top Youth Justice Reformers!

YOUTH_JUSTICE_LEADERSHIP_INSTITUTE 3Know a professional of color who wants to set the youth justice world on fire? Tell them to apply to the National Juvenile Justice Network's 2015-2016 Youth Justice Leadership Institute. 

The Institute is a robust, year-long fellowship program run by the National Juvenile Justice Network that focuses on cultivating and supporting professionals of color. Its goal is to help build the foundation for a more effective juvenile justice reform movement by developing a strong base of advocates and organizers who reflect the communities most affected by juvenile justice system practices and policies.
Applications are due April 6, 2015. Learn more here.


Secretary Christina Daly's Weekly Letter 

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

JJSIP Update

Director Shay Bilchik, Secretary Christina K. Daly, and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Last week, we rolled out the Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP) in Circuit 2.  On Friday, City of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and I gave the opening remarks to more than 100 people at the JJSIP Stakeholders’ Meeting in the Leon County Commission Chambers. 

It also was my honor to introduce Founder & Director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at the Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy Shay Bilchik, J.D.  Shay spoke to stakeholders from a peer perspective, gave an overview of JJSIP from...Read more.


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“We had the immense privilege of being selected to attend [the 2014] Youth in Custody Certificate Program. The quality of the Certificate Programs is well known within Nebraska, and the expertise that is brought in to present is highly coveted by all professionals working in juvenile justice. The group of presenters that were assembled was among the nation’s leaders and experts in the field of juvenile justice providing all participants an incredibly informative and engaging week." 
Nebraska State Probation Juvenile Division Team 


“Sacramento County attended the Youth in Custody Summer 2014 program. The training was captivating and was more than we could have expected. The energy that this Georgetown Program has put together and is so willing to share is contagious and motivating. The work that we participated in and developed has allowed us to provide beneficial programming in the custody setting." 
 Sacramento County, California Team 

Center for Juvenile Justice Reform
Georgetown University
Box 571444
3300 Whitehaven St. NW, Suite 5000
Tel: (202) 687-4942
Fax: (202) 687-7656

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