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:

The Girls' Report: How young women want to change the juvenile justice systemCommitment: Our report on closing CJTSThink Outside The Walls: Quick studies on big issues

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

The Girls' Report: How young women want to change the juvenile justice systemThink 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