Accomplishments

Get to know us through our impact! From passing laws, producing research, and serving more than 2,000 girls and young women-- we've got A LOT to celebrate. Did we mention national replication?! That's right, other communities are asking for us to help them replicate the success we've had in Northeast Florida.

Leading the Justice
for Girls Reform Movement

Research

Produced 23 original research publications elevating issues impacting girls in the justice system.
Cited or highlighted in 135 media pieces, including state and national publications.

Advocacy

Passed 5 laws in partnership with the Children’s Campaign


1. Child Marriage Ban (2018)
2. Confidentiality of Juvenile Records (2016)
3. Expungement of Records for Minors (2016)
4. Civil Citations Expanded (2015)
5. Protection of Safe Harbor for child sex trafficking survivors (2014)

Training

Provided 44 trainings for 1,915 professionals.

Presented at 51 conferences, webinars, external trainings.

National Recognition

Georgetown Journal on Poverty & Law (2013)
Clinton Activation Summit (2015)
PBS News Hour (2015)
CBS 48 Hours (2018)

Programs

Served more than 2,000 girls and young women.
Developed five signature programs focused on preventing and interrupting deeper system involvement.
Since inception, 57% reduction in girls’ incarceration in Duval County, out performing statewide reduction of 16%.

National Replication

Justice for Girls System Reform Model replicated in Washington State.
Training Institute integrated into orientation and curriculum at Mary Baldwin University in Virginia.
Girl Matters®: It’s Elementary program replicated in three public schools in Virginia.