Read for great recommendations for federal policy makers and colleges for providing needed support to youth in and leaving foster care so they can access and succeed in college during and following the pandemic.
Our Managing Director, Jessica Feierman, Esq. is featured in this in-depth piece on the economic injustice faced by youth in the court system and the "cash-register justice" that most often affects families of color.
The Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary and Law & Justice Committees held a joint hearing on Ensuring Accountability and Equality in Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice System. The hearing focused on the challenges and potential solutions to racial inequality in Pennsylvania’s law enforcement and criminal justice systems. Juvenile Law Center was invited to testify.
Juvenile Law Center advocates for rights, dignity, equity and opportunity for youth in the child welfare and justice systems.