Global Youth Justice's
2020 Plan
Teen Court - Peer Court - Youth Court - Student Court

The 2020
Global Youth Justice Plan
on
Teen Court, Peer Court, Youth Court and Student Court

Adopted
January 1, 2010 (Global) and January 1, 2011 (USA)


Five (5)
Local to Global
Measurable YOUTH JUSTICE Objectives



By 2020, there will be more than 2,000 local youth courts, teen courts, peer courts, student courts, and youth peer panels operational on the planet in more than a dozen countries to include programs on every continent.  The USA objective is 1,800 local Youth justice programs.


By 2020, there will be more than 225,000 youthful offenders/juveniles referred annually for disposition and sentencing to these juvenile justice programs for their offenses, crimes and/or violations.  The USA objective is 202,500 Referrals.

By 2020, there will be more than 210,000 youth volunteering annually in these local youth courts, teen courts, peer courts, student courts, and youth peer panels. 
The USA objective is 189,000  youth volunteering.

By 2020, there will be more than 30,000 adults volunteering annually in these local youth courts, teen courts, peer courts, student courts, and youth peer panels.  The USA objective is 27,000 adults volunteering.

By 2020,
there will be more than 5,000 full-time and part-time professional staff working in these 2,000 local programs around the globe. 
The USA objective is 4,500 full-time and part-time staff.

The 2020 Global Youth Justice Plan was officially adopted by Global Youth Justice, LLC (www.GlobalYouthJustice.org) on January 1, 2010 in support of the Global Youth Justice Movement taking hold around the world.  The USA plan was adopted on january1, 2011. The Global Youth Justice Movement began taking hold in America in the early 1990’s in America.  Asia (Japan) and Europe soon followed at the turn of the century and in late 2007 respectively. 

The 2020 Global Youth Justice Plan is the ten (10) year strategic plan for the local expansion of youth courts, teen courts, student courts, peer courts, youth peer juries, and youth peer panels around the globe. 

 

Global Youth Justice and its Youth Justice USA strive to promote  solutions which alleviate some of the world's most pressing social problems. Reducing crime and incarceration rates around the world is paramount. We support the empowerment of youth to become global youth justice champions and activists for positive social change.  Youth must be at the forefront in the struggle to overcome some of our most pressing social problems and global challenges.  

 

We strive to improve the quality of life for humans through reducing crime and incarceration rates around the globe.  We achieve this through favorable outcomes that result from promoting the global expansion of quality juvenile justice programs commonly referred to as youth court, teen court, peer court, student court, youth peer jury, and youth peer panel. 

 


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