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40 Years of the JJDPA: Celebrating Accomplishments and Advocating for Greater Change

40 Years of the JJDPA: Celebrating Accomplishments and Advocating for Greater Change

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), landmark legislation that provides key protections for youth involved in delinquency and status offense cases. The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) and our partners in the Act 4 JJ campaign have recognized this milestone with a number of celebratory and awareness-raising events, including a display in the Senate Rotunda, and numerous op eds and blog posts. We also recently unveiled the “40 for the 40th”

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