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Juvenile Law Center heralds the passage, urges House and Senate to act on behalf of children in the Commonwealth

Philadelphia, PA (September 27, 2023) –

Blog post
Malik Pickett,

The Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force released its Final Report two years ago.  This report highlighted the many issues plaguing Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system and

In The News
Cluadia Lauer & Samantha Hendrickson, Associated Press •

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When an Ohio father learned that his 11-year-old daughter had been manipulated into sending explicit photos to an adult, he turned

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Katy Otto,

Marque Richardson announced as board member.

In The News
Issie Lapowsky, New York Times •

Donnell Drinks woke up one morning to banging on his door in the projects of North Philadelphia. It was the late 1980s, and Mr. Drinks

For nearly seven years I have worked in communications on the issues of youth, juvenile justice, and the legal system. In that time, I have had the distinct pleasure of getting to know individual young people who have been ensnared in the system, and heard their stories. Far too often, when media covers these youth and their stories, they focus only on the shocking, the salacious, the violent – an angle which likely not coincidentally drives clicks, traffic and revenue to their sites.