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March 2019 UPDATE: Urge House Appropriators to Fully Fund Youth Justice Programs!

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are scheduled to deliver their funding requests to their colleagues on the Appropriations Committee this week, by March 28. It's important that they hear from their constituents (that's you!) that we want them to fully fund critical juvenile justice and delinquency prevention programs for Fiscal Year 2020. Your support helped get the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) reauthorized in the last Congress; now we need to ensure that our elected officials continue to adequately fund the evidence-based practices, research and progress made in states across the country.

Take two minutes using the alert below to contact your Members of Congress and urge them to fund key justice programs in FY20!

 

 

Please spread the word by sending your networks to ACT4JJ’s JJDPA Matters Action Center, powered by SparkAction.org.

There, you’ll find:

  • A blog series on Why JJDPA Matters
  • An easy-to-use zip code  action alert to support funding for the JJDPA and information on what's in the law
  • Resources and information from fellow coalition members and allies

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