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January 18, 2018

Forced to Change Schools

posted by Shanice Holmes
Tags:Access to Education|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Community and School Reentry
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January 11, 2018

Announcing Winners of the 2018 Leadership Prize!

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Leadership Prize! Since 2015, we have presented the Prize to outstanding advocates working to advance the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and justice systems. Like previous awardees, the 2018 recipients’ work has substantially improved the lives of the country’s most vulnerable youth.

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|News and Announcements
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December 27, 2017

Every Donation Makes a Difference

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We know you’re getting lots of messages asking you to support good causes. We hope you’ll see why supporting Juvenile Law Center is more important now than ever. A gift of any size can make a difference. Here's how:

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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December 21, 2017

Help Us Raise $10,000 in 10 Days!

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We are excited to announce that donations made between December 21 – December 31 will be doubled thanks to a generous $5,000 matching donation from Kenneth and Ann Krogulski. This means we have the potential to raise $10,000 in 10 days!

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Luzerne Kids for Cash Scandal|News and Announcements
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November 30, 2017

Teens Need Families: Making a Year-Round Commitment to Finding Family and Permanency for Older Youth

posted by Jennifer Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director

Family connections are some of the strongest, most powerful indicators of future success in adulthood. As advocates for transition-aged youth, permanency is a central focus of our advocacy. Our vision of permanency—and the work we do to achieve it—must include the voices of youth. They have loudly and clearly told us that they, like all people, want family and connections with caring adults, but we need to understand and respect youth’s experiences to support them in finding this.

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Extended Care and Reentry (Foster Care)|Permanency (Foster Care)|Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care)
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