The 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!
Know 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
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.