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 one or more regional networks.  The number of formal and informal state networks and coalitions has increase from approximately five (5) in 1997, to nineteen (19) in 2021, with more expected to be established in the coming years.

In 2021-22, Global Youth Justice, Inc. launched a $5,000 State Mini-Grant Program, and thus far we have provided 23 State Grants for Training Team of 5 and strengthen formal and informal State Networks and Associations.  We also support Tribal and Indigenous Networks and Associations of these Youth-Led Diversion Programs, and any of the U.S. Territories.  And, we have awarded 50 more $2,000 Mini-Grants to Local Programs for for 9/11 Day Projects (25 x $2,000 in 2021) and (25 x $2,000 in 2022) and more planned.

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.  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

Arkansas Teen Court Association

Association of New York State Youth Courts

Colorado Teen Court Association

Florida Teen 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 Dakota Teen Court Association

Teen Court Association of Texas

Tennessee Teen Courts

Utah Youth Court Association

Washington State Association of Youth Courts

Wisconsin Teen Court Association

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