Project Nia works to end the incarceration of children and young adults by promoting restorative and transformative justice practices.
American children are incarcerated daily.
( Source: Youth First )
incarcerated children in the US are 12 years old or younger.
( Source: Prison Policy Initiative )
is the average annual cost to incarcerate a young person in the U.S.
( Source: Justice Policy Institute )
July 2020 Janine Soleil Youth Abolitionist Institute
In July 2020, Project NIA partnered with EFA Project Space to create and co-present the Janine Soleil Youth Abolitionist Institute—a series of programs around the interwoven questions of abolition, justice, equity, transformation, and reparation.