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Solomon Jones, WURD •

Listen to interview on Wake Up With WURD from 5.22.20 with our own Jennifer Pokempner and Marcía Hopkins, hosted by Solomon Jones.

National children’s rights public interest law firm shares resource for youth aging out of care


 


Philadelphia, PA (May 28, 2020): Today Juvenile Law Center

As the coronavirus began spreading in the United States, and grassroots youth activists got wind of the enormous risks as well as the precautions needed

Advocates filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on Thursday seeking better conditions or outright release for the children and teenagers locked up in Louisiana’s juvenile


Complaint Details Appalling Conditions, Grave Risk of Infection, and Dire Need for Action 


NEW ORLEANS, LA (May 14, 2020) – Children’s advocates filed a lawsuit

In The News
Tyler Kingkade, NBC News Digital •

The 17-year-old incarcerated at the Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe, Louisiana, had a nurse take his temperature during the call; it was over 100

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Malik Pickett, Esq.,

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Juvenile Justice Task Force meeting scheduled for May 6, 2020 has officially been canceled. The previous meeting

Press Releases
Katy Otto,

National children’s rights public interest law firm appoints Aryn Williams-Vann


Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2020): Juvenile Law Center today announced the hire of a new