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September 2020: Tell Congress We Cannot Overlook Justice-Involved Young People!
It's appropriations season and it is important that members of Congress hear from their constituents that we want them to invest in critical juvenile justice and delinquency prevention programs for the Fiscal Year 2021. Federal investments play an essential role in state juvenile justice efforts to protect youth, prevent delinquency, and promote safe communities. Your support helped get the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) reauthorized in the last Congress; now we need to ensure that our elected officials continue to adequately fund the provisions of the JJDPA that allow states to adopt evidence-based practices, conduct essential research and improve their justice approaches. Take action and share below!



Please spread the word by sending your networks to ACT4JJ’s JJDPA Matters Action Center, powered by SparkAction.org.

There, you’ll find:

  • A blog series on Why JJDPA Matters
  • An easy-to-use zip code  action alert to support funding for the JJDPA and information on what's in the law
  • Resources and information from fellow coalition members and allies

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