Youth Justice Action Council

YJAC is a youth-led council working toward a new age of youth justice reform in Memphis - one that is informed and created with the insights of justice impacted and justice connected youth at the center.
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Every student counts.

Young people are born with creativity and passion to lead. BRIDGES has worked with thousands of students to unlock that potential and activate new generations of leaders across Memphis.

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*Data from 2022-2023


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students said
their leadership skills improved