Monthly Archives: December 2010

opinion commentary

The 12/20/10 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal printed an opinion commentary from the Juvenile Justice Coalition – see below: http://www.ohio.com/editorial/commentary/112172054.html With kids and crime, smart works much better than tough By Sharon Weitzenhof Published on Monday, Dec 20, 2010 … Continue reading

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Letter urges Ohio Legislature to convene, consider reforms to criminal and juvenile justice systems

On November 9, 2010, 24 signatories sent a letter to Gov. Strickland, Senate President Harris, and Speaker Budish, urging them to convene the 128th General Assembly to consider Senate Bill 22 and House Bill 235.  The letter was promoted through … Continue reading

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Juvenile Justice Reform bill

In June 2009, Ohio State Representative Tracy Maxwell Heard introduced HB 235to reform Ohio juvenile justice system.  Advocates throughout the state came together to help with this legislation.

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letter to the editor on troubled facilities

On December 2, 2010, JJC submitted letters to the editor of major Ohio newspapers regarding our concerns with ODYS facilities.

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