JJC News & Updates



ACLU of Ohio, Children’s Law Center, and Juvenile Justice Coalition Condemn Lack of Transparency Around Teen’s Death in Ohio Facility 2-16-2021 (Link)

Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition Press Release Re: Policy Recommendations 1-19-2021 (PDF)


Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition Policy Issue Brief: Youth Incarceration    12-30-2020 (PDF)

Statement on Passing of SB 256, ending Life Without Parole for youth in Ohio 12-18-2020 (PDF)

JJC Applauds Ohio on for Revoking License of Dangerous Youth Facility 12-14-2020 (PDF)

Ohio JJC and Coalition Help Revoke Sequel Pomegranates License 12-14-2020 (Link)

Statement on the murder of Casey Goodson Jr 12-12-2020 (Link)

Juvenile Justice Coalition and People’s Justice Project To Host #FreeOurselves Court Support Rally 9-22-2020 (PDF)

Statement on Death in Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility 8-31-2020 (PDF)

Ohio spends $185,303 to incarcerate youth annually 7-30-2020 (PDF)

For Black Lives to Matter, We Must #FreeOurYouth 7-30-2020 (PDF)

Youth at Risk as First Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center 5-5-2020 (PDF)

Juvenile Justice Advocates Express Concern about Youth in Shelter Care & Non-Secure Residential Facilities in Letter to Juvenile Stakeholders 4-6-2020 (Link)

Ohio Prison & Youth Facilities Now Providing Daily Updates Re: COVID-19 Following Coalition Request 3-26-2020 (Link)

Ohio Advocacy Groups Urge Ongoing Transparency Regarding COVID-19 Concerns in Prisons and Youth Facilities 3-24-2020 (Link)

COVID-19 Endangers Incarcerated Youth 3-20-2020 (PDF)

Letter to Governor DeWine re: Coronavirus 3-19-2020 (PDF)

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