The Juvenile Justice Coalition of Minnesota promotes state and local efforts to create a model Minnesota youth justice system. We serve as a convener, trainer, capacity builder and networking center to support collaboration around youth justice issues.

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Message from
our Director

Welcome to the Juvenile Justice Coalition’s website. We hope you find the information and resources provided helpful and easily accessible.

JJC takes pride in our mission to create the best juvenile justice system in the United States for all young people and impacted communities. By focusing on positive outcomes and utilizing evidence-based research and practices, JJC works to ensure fairness and due process for youth, families and communities while promoting rehabilitation and public safety. We are committed to partnering, collaborating and working with every juvenile justice stakeholder striving for excellence in public safety by providing effective interventions that improve the lives of youth, strengthens families and enhances communities throughout Minnesota.

We invite you to browse our website and learn more about the important work we do to promote public safety and positively intervene in the life young persons in the juvenile justice system. These are exciting and challenging times for our organization, so we encourage you to use this website and our agency as a resource when you have an interest in or need for information about juvenile justice in Minnesota.

Please contact us at JJC if there is additional information you need or if there is content you would like to see included in this web site

Dr. David L. Everett
D.L.E., PhD
Director, Juvenile Justice Coalition

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