Tools & Templates
- Preparing for Your Legislative Session (Youth First Initiative): Sample timeline with three key activities each month to help you advance your legislative recommendations.
Reports & Resources
- 2017 Legislative Options for Youth Decarceration Reforms (Youth First Initiative)
- 2017 Legislative Advocacy Guide (Campaign for Youth Justice) – Tools, tips and sample materials for engaging in successful legislative advocacy.
- Your Vote is Your Voice: A Toolkit for Youth Justice and Electoral Advocacy (Youth First Initiative) – Toolkit to help you engage in the political process and to make sure those seeking political power in your state understand youth justice issues.
Examples from the Field
- Sample Legislative Testimony (Liz Ryan, Youth First Initiative)
- Reading List: Profiles of Current and Past Campaigns to Close Youth Prisons (Youth First Initiative)