A new webinar series focuses on transition planning for youth with disabilities, who are over-represented in the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Juvenile law Center is partnering with the Support Center for Child Advocates to...
Our youth advocacy programs give young people opportunities to use their first-hand experiences of the child welfare and justice systems to advocate for change.
I am especially grateful this holiday season as I return to Juvenile Law Center. What I have recognized most is that our everyday work is extraordinary!
Allowing foster parents to make decisions like any other parent is an important part of...
Do we want our teenagers arrested, humiliated, and potentially labeled as "sex offenders" - in some cases for life - simply because they are using an electronic form of communication instead of communicating in person?
Can a ten-year-old understand Miranda rights? Last week, the California Supreme Court answered this question, ruling that...
Erica Webster, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
An overall drop in homelessness in America, extension of foster care rights to youth in Ohio, and more this week in the Weekly Newswire!
Martin Austermuhle, WAMU 88.5
Decreasing juvenile incarceration rates, Maine bans shackling of youth in court, higher education for homeless and foster youth and more in this week's newswire.
Dave Taylor, Lifezette
Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian
The Associated Press, Voice of America
Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, The Connecticut Law Tribune
New York Post
The Associated Press, NBC News
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