Read Juvenile Justice Coalition’s statement regarding COVID-19 here.


Latest News:

Press Releases: For Black Lives to Matter, We Must #FreeOurYouth 7-30-2020

JJC Press Release: Youth at Risk as First Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center (May 5, 2020)

Juvenile Justice Advocates Express Concern about Youth in Shelter Care & Non-Secure Residential Facilities in Letter to Juvenile Stakeholders (April 6, 2020)

Ohio Prison & Youth Facilities Now Providing Daily Updates Re: COVID-19 Following Coalition Request (March 26, 2020)

Ohio Advocacy Groups Urge Ongoing Transparency Regarding COVID-19 Concerns in Prisons and Youth Facilities (March 24, 2020)

COVID-19 Endangers Incarcerated Youth (March 20, 2020) – Press Release JJC COVID-19

Juvenile Justice Coalition, ACLU Ohio, and Policy Matters Ohio  urge Governor DeWine to take immediate action to protect incarcerated youth.  

Click here to read the letter to Governor DeWine

JJC is a state-wide advocacy organization that works with Ohio youth who are at-risk of involvement or involved in the juvenile court system.  JJC works mainly through policy advocacy and advocating with youth and families.