USA State Networks and Coalitions

The list below of state networks, coalitions, and groups on Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury diversion programs are formal and informal.  In some states, there are several state networks, to even include statewide and/or regional networks.  The number of formal and informal state networks and coalitions has increase from approximately five (5) in 1997, to more than twenty (20) in 2018, with more expected to be established in the coming years.

No state network or coalition listed below has any authority to mandate local communities within a state how they must operate one of these local diversion programs.  Global Youth Justice supports multiple state associations and networks, to include formal and informal, especially in states where the network or association is not active in supporting local Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury diversion programs.  If you are interested in establishing or enhancing a regional or state network or association on these rapidly expanding local diversion programs, please contact


Alaska:  United Youth Courts of Alaska

Arizona Teen Court Association

Arkansas Teen Court Association

Association of New York State Youth Courts

California Youth and Peer Court Association

Colorado Teen Court Association

Florida Teen Court Association

Illinois Youth Court Association

Indiana Teen Court Association

Kentucky Teen Court Association

Maryland Teen Court Association

New Mexico Teen Court Association

North Carolina Teen Court Association

Oregon Youth Court Association

South Carolina Youth Courts

South Dakota Teen Court Association

Teen Court Association of Texas

Tennessee Teen Courts

Utah Youth Court Association

Washington State Association of Youth Courts

West Virginia Teen Court Association

Wisconsin Teen Court Association


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