News Briefs: Archives 2011 & Earlier

Youth Today Launches JJ Today


You can now get the latest juvenile justice news and grant announcements delivered to your inbox, or view them online anytime.

JJ Today, a new blog about juvenile justice on, provides regularly updated postings about funding, news, research and personnel changes, along with interviews, analysis and opportunities for readers to post comments.

On the blog now are items about state interpretations of the Adam Walsh Act, new data about status offenders and youth kept in adult jails, news about the new director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice, and a federal grant alert.

Every two weeks, the JJ Today e-blast will summarize the latest postings on the blog and provide direct links.

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