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According to Vox, one of these reforms included the the relaxing of mandatory minimum sentencing requirements — requirements which sometimes resulted in nonviolent offenders being sentenced to

The Juvenile Law Center is upset that Saturday Night Live comedian Michael Che made a “crass” joke about a juvenile “lifer” who was recently released

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Brian Sheehan, CBS21 •

Professionals we spoke with tell us this concerns them, because those numbers haven’t improved in decades. When it comes to permanency in foster care, Cathy

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Marsha Levick, The Inquirer •

Each new revelation about the abuse of children at the Glen Mills facility in Delaware County reminds me of another juvenile justice scandal that rocked Pennsylvania almost

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Jessica Feierman, Clarise McCants, USA Today •

The Supreme Court unanimously held last week that the constitutional right to be free of excessive fines applies to the states. While the case addressed fees, fines

Thousands of youth in Pennsylvania are leaving the state’s care without adequate support, a loving family, or the resources and people necessary for them to grow into thriving adults. YFC created a toolkit to change that.
Youth advocates share their recommendations for best practices to providing youth in foster care with connections to permanent family, supportive adults