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  • Get Your Candidates Talking About Youth Justice

    Get Your Candidates Talking About Youth Justice

    How can you get local election candidates talking about issues related to youth justice? In the latest installment of our #VoteYouthJustice series, a look at what you can do ahead of the midterm elections.

  • This Is America: Can it be the Year to #VoteYouthJustice?

    This Is America: Can it be the Year to #VoteYouthJustice?

    In the latest installation of our #VoteYouthJustice series, we look at ways you can use your vote this November to protect Black youth from police violence. 

  • Meet CFYJ’s 2018 Summer Fellows!

    Meet CFYJ’s 2018 Summer Fellows!

    It’s finally June, which means our summer fellows have joined us here in Washington, D.C. from all over the country to help advance justice for young people. 

  • Paternal Incarceration: How the Mass Incarceration of Fathers Hurts our Youth

    Paternal Incarceration: How the Mass Incarceration of Fathers Hurts our Youth

    Just in time for Father's Day, CFYJ Fellow Benedict Roemer discusses the damaging social, financial, and psychological effects of keeping incarcerated fathers away from their children and families. 

  • Is 2018 the Year of Women in Politics?

    Is 2018 the Year of Women in Politics?

    In this month's installment of our #VoteYouthJustice series, Youth First Initiative's Jill Ward discusses the increasing number of women and women of color running for office this midterm election season. 

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  • Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018

    April 20-23, 2018

    Arlington, VA

    Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community, and its recognized partners and allies, grounded in biblical witness and our shared traditions of justice, peace and the integrity of creation.

    Learn more here. 

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Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts, 2015-17

zerotolerancecoverThis report is the fourth edition of our State Trends Report in which we take a look at states that have blocked pathways of children into the adult criminal justice system.

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