Mission, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

To promote juvenile justice by supporting the effective administration of justice, providing education and training, advocating for sufficient funding, and quality data to maintain an informed, transparent system.

Core Tenet

Court-Involved youth shall be treated in an appropriate manner within the least restrictive environment that offers effective treatment and ensures public safety.


Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 is a leader by promoting and supporting the transparent administration of:

  • Fair and equitable justice
  • Individualized, effective interventions to address the needs of youth and families; and
  • Accountability that builds safe, resilient youth, families, and communities through cultural humility.

Core Values

Enhancing the effectiveness of the juvenile system through unified voice and collaboration:

  • High Performing 
  • Relevant 
  • Transparent 
  • Dedicated 
  • Professional 
  • Visionary 
  • Mindful
  • Holistic
  • Evidence-Based 
  • Outcome-Focused 
  • Compassionate
  • Restorative 
  • Respectful
Strategic Planning 1

Strategic Focus Areas Representing Action Teams

(Revised February 2022)

  1. Advance the Unique Purpose of the Juvenile Court
  2. Advocate for Enhanced Juvenile Court Performance
  3. Advocate for Reliable, Adequate, and Sustainable Funding
  4. Support a Strong, Well-trained, Informed Juvenile Justice Workforce
Strategic Planning 2

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