Want to make a difference in your community? Take action by telling your legislators to vote YES on the following bills.

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Youth First Releases its Youth Justice Toolkit

Youth First release its 2017 edition of Your Vote is Your Voice, a toolkit designed to provide information on how to engage in the political process in order to advocate for youth justice. Read more.

Federal Mentoring Grant for Youth Maybe in Danger Under New Administration - The Social Work Helper

The Youth Mentoring Grant, which aims to provide mentorship for at-risk juveniles, is in danger of being defunded by the Trump administration's budget proposals. Over 40 youth organizations have expressed their support for the grant. Read…
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YES on CS/SB 192: Juvenile Justice

Take Action! Tell your Senator to support CS/SB 192! Last week, the Florida Senate Committee on Criminal Justice reviewed CS/SB 192, a bill that would reform the use of direct file for juveniles charged with felony offenses. Under…
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YES on SB 196: Juvenile Civil Citation and Similar Diversion Programs

Take Action! Tell your Senator to support SB 196! Yesterday, the Florida Senate Committee on Criminal Justice reviewed SB 196, a bill requiring a law enforcement officer to issue a civil citation or to require participation in a diversion…