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JustSpeak is a non-partisan network of young people speaking to, and speaking up for a new generation of thinkers who want change in our criminal justice system.

JustSpeak aims to empower young people from all walks of life to think independently and speak out about justice issues that they care about or affect them.

Latest Posts

Could You be the New Executive Director of the Robson Hanan Trust?

Interested in Criminal Justice Reform? Kim Workman has decided it’s time he was put out to pasture, and the Robson Hanan Trust are seeking someone who can run the Rethinking Crime and Punishment project, the ‘Justspeak’ initiative, and provide support services to the Justice Coalition. We’re looking for someone who can take justice reform into [...]

Youth Court for 17 year olds a Great Investment

JustSpeak believes that raising the youth court age to allow 17-year-olds access to youth justice would be great value for money. Future benefits to society are large: both by reducing the number of future victims and avoiding a larger offending population. JustSpeak has received government documents that show raising the youth court age to 17 [...]

Camp Report 2013

Ellie McKenzie shares her experience of JustSpeak’s 2013 camp in the following report… Before going to camp I had little knowledge about the progressive, compassionate and open-minded body of young people that make up JustSpeak. Just two days with them, and motivational representatives of relevant agencies created what was easily the most enlightening weekend of [...]