I could not let 2019 come to a close without sincerely thanking you for your support this year.

December 9, 2019

This year, we took the issue of decriminalizing Black women and girls global.

December 9, 2019

2019 was an incredibly successful year in our ongoing fight to end the criminalization of Black girls in schools and to create safe and healing-informed spaces.

December 8, 2019

Since 2017, The National Black Women’s Justice Institute has provided trainings on healing - informed responses for CSE survivors.

December 6, 2019

A bold new piece of legislation to disrupt the school-to-confinement pathway by investing in safe and nurturing school environments for all students, especially Black and brown girls.

October 18, 2019

Today, we spotlight, Senior Policy Fellow on Education and Reentry, Aishatu Yusuf, MPA. Learn more about Aishatu's influences, what excites her about NBWJI, and even some of her favorite forms of self-care.

September 12, 2019

Today, The National Black Women’s Justice Institute released federal, state and local recommendations to end school pushout for Black girls

September 9, 2019

“PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” (PUSHOUT) will premiere at the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference on Thursday, September 12th

August 14, 2019

Today, we launch our Getting to Know You Series, which highlights the amazing women who make up the NBWJI Team. We are kicking off the series with our new Acting Executive Director, Dr. Sydney McKinney.

In June 2019, the National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI) led a delegation to Kilgoris and Nairobi, Kenya. The delegation included partners affiliated with the Alameda County EMERGE Reentry Program who were seeking to learn from the Kakenya Cent...