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Global Youth Justice Launches 250 Youth Justice Web Sites

May 1, 2013

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On May 1, 2013, Global Youth Justice, in conjunction with the American Bar Association and its celebration of Law Day, is helping local youth courts in 41 states launch 250 Web sites to promote their juvenile justice diversion programs. More than 1,400 communities and tribes worldwide currently operate a youth justice program associated with their local peer, student, youth, or teen courts. These courts train teenagers to be judges, prosecutors, attorneys, and jurors who handle low-level offenses of their peers, promote accountability, provide access to youth resources, and model peer leadership.

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Learn more about volunteer opportunities in these youth justice programs for both adults and youth in your state.