150 Years Is Enough



We seek to transform New Jersey's youth incarceration system into a community-based system of care by closing two of New Jersey’s three youth prisons, the New Jersey Training School for Boys (“Jamesburg”) and the Female Secure Care and Intake Facility (“Hayes.”) 



Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the campaign to end youth incarceration in New Jersey and reimagine a new youth justice system. Click here to read our FAQ.



Say 150 Years is Enough with a Selfie

Take a photo with this flyer showing that you support the #150yearsisenough campaign. Send the photo to Communications Director Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg at ewgreenberg@njisj.org and we will post on our social media pages. Learn more here.



Faith Justice New Jersey

If you are a faith leader in New Jersey, we invite you to join Faith Justice New Jersey, an Institute sponsored coalition of New Jersey faith leaders who seek a transformation of the juvenile justice system into a system of therapeutic, community based care. 


New Jersey Justice Through Arts

If you are an artist or arts-focused organization in New Jersey, we invite you to join New Jersey Justice Through Arts, an initiative that seeks to build a community of artists from all different mediums to say: #150years is enough. 



Join the Campaign

 We invite you to join our campaign to end youth incarceration in New Jersey. To pledge your support or to join our campaign, please email Juvenile Justice Campaign Manager Retha Onitiri at ronitiri@njisj.org