The Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance
is dedicated to stopping the criminalization of children and youth. The Alliance works to reduce the number of children and youth entering the juvenile and criminal justice system; and advocates a safe, effective, and fair system for those involved.

Beyond Bars:

Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons

Walk in Our Shoes:

Youth Share their Ideas for Changing Connecticut’s Juvenile Justice System

Doing better by our youth:

Commitment: Our report on closing CJTSThink Outside The Walls: Quick studies on big issuesCommunity Solutions: New Harvard report calls for an end to youth prisons

Moving from Institutions to Community-Based Treatment in Juvenile JusticePowerPoint: JJPOC Progress Report, March 2017

Think Outside the Walls: Issue briefs on what helps high-need youths succeed New CTJJA report: Juvenile Prisons: National Consensus and Alternatives
Raise the Age
Graphic illustrating disparity in student arrests