Incredible Artwork just in time for Night Out for Safety, Democracy and Human Rights on August 6th, 2013.  Get yours and get involved!

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Boston School Principal Fires Security Guards to Hire Art Teachers: Students Do Better [Read More]

Stop the Lock Out of Families: Support Our Family Bill of Rights [Read More]

J4F Works to Move Resources Away from Youth Incarceration Toward Direct Investments in Youth, Families, and Communities (Photo: Richard Ross) [Read More]

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10 Tips for Building Effective Youth-Family-Defender Partnerships

In partnership with the National Juvenile Defender Center, Justice For Families created a tip sheet for juvenile defenders. http://njdc.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/10-Tips-for-Building-Effective-Youth-Family-Defender-Partnerships.pdf




Families Unlocking Futures:
Solutions to the Crisis in Juvenile Justice

This extraordinary … must read … comprehensive study examines our youth prison system from the perspective of those who are most impacted — young people and their families.”
~ Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow

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