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June 16, 2016
This year was another great year for our youth advocates. Both programs were passionate about improving access to higher education for youth in the child welfare and justice systems. Each group developed a unique project that tackled this issue from slightly different angles.
December 17, 2015
We asked our youth advocates what their education was like during and after their placement in a juvenile justice facility. Here's what they told us:
December 01, 2015
Today, for just one day, we're raising money to fund Juvenile Law Center's youth engagement programs, Juveniles for Justice and Youth Fostering Change. Our youth advocates do incredible work, using their first-hand experiences in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems to advocate for change and help keep other kids safe. By support Juvenile Law Center today, you're ensuring that our youth advocates can continue their important reform work. Learn about their advocacy projects here: http://jlc.org/youthleaders.
August 01, 2015
Juvenile Law Center is currently accepting applications for young people who have been involved in the juvenile justice or child welfare system to join our youth engagement programs, Juveniles for Justice and Youth Fostering Change!