Reporte Anual 2023 JJI

Report Anual 2023

MOBILIZE AND EMPOWER: 445 JJAI seeks to minimize the deprivation of children’s liberty, protect their rights and promote positive youth development through policy advocacy, technical assistance and training, community engagement and family mobilization. We currently operate in 3 sites, Chihuahua, Durango and Mexico City. ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION Our Alternatives to Detention project seeks to minimize […]

Newletter March 2023 JJAI –

Newsletter March 2023

Re-Entry Services in Mexico City February 21st, JJAI presented the Reentry Project in Mexico City. Our Reentry Services model has successfully helped over 100 children and their families receive post-detention supportsuch as food, education and psychological support – in Chihuahua.Earlier in 2022 the Project began implementation in Durango State. Now, the authorities in Mexico City […]


Forgotten children at christmas time

In Mexico, and many other Latin American countries, there are many things to look forward to during the end-of-year Holidays. There is a celebration for the Virgen de Guadalupe, there are the Posadas, Christmas, New Year’s and in the beginning of January we celebrate my favorite holiday: Día de Reyes where children receive gifts and […]

Las audiencias virtuales y sus buenas prácticas JJI 2022

Virtual hearings and good practices

Our National Director of Projects, Sarahí García, participated in the 4th National Meeting of the 2022 Comprehensive Criminal Justice System for Adolescents (SIJPA – Sistema Integral de Justicia Penal para Adolescente), where she spoke about good practices in the use of virtual hearings during the pandemic in Mexico. During her participation, she spoke about the […]

newsletter november 2022 JJAI 2

Newsletter november 2022

MEXICO’S NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR At Juvenile Justice Advocates International we are pleased to announce our new National Director in Mexico: Sarahí García! Sarahi has been with us for 5 years dedicating her hard work to children and young people in prison so they can have a future once outside of the system. VIRTUAL HEARINGS AND […]

Nueva Integrante en JJI – Karla Bonilla

JJAI’S Newest staff member

At Juvenile Justice Advocates International we are always excited to welcome skilled staff members who support our transformation of the juvenile justice system and who believe in providing children in conflict with the law a second chance. Today we welcome Karla Bonilla, our new Development Coordinator based in Minnesota. She has a B.A in Business […]


Reducing time to trial task force

On October 14, we held the first Case Speeding Task Force alongside the newly appointed Magistrate of the Court for Juvenile Offenders of the State of Durango: Mr. Álvaro Rodríguez Alcalá. Other juvenile justice system’s specialized workers were present during this meeting, such as Judges, personnel from the Transparency unit of the government, administrative secretaries, […]