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Katy Otto,

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 9, 2021) – Juvenile Law Center is proud to announce the appointment of Monica Disare as the twentieth Zubrow Fellow in Children’s

More Than 180 Organizations Urge Department of Justice to Reissue and Update Advisory to Eliminate Juvenile Fees and Fines

Washington, D.C. (June 8, 2021) –

In The News
Marcia Hopkins, MSW and Susan Vivan Mangold, Esq. , USA Today •

Ma'Khia Bryant was shot and killed at 16. Why was she in child welfare instead of with her family? Why didn't the officer de-escalate?


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Vic Wiener, Esq. ,

This week marks the overlap of Reentry Week, Second Chances Month, and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The convergence of these events creates an opportunity for

In The News
Susan Vivian Mangold, Esq. , The Legal Intelligencer •

Youth in placement through the child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health or developmental disabilities system need a local, independent ombudsperson to hear their grievances and

The lead news story this morning is the guilty verdict in the trial for the murder of George Floyd. As that verdict was being announced

As we all listened to the decisive guilty verdict reached today in Minneapolis, we felt a sense of hope that those charged with protecting and

In The News
Steve Volk, Next City •

Reimagining a foster care system that errs on the side of protecting children, but disproportionately investigates and punishes Black families more for economic hardship than

In The News
Steve Volk, Next City •

One New York county tried a solution that dramatically reduced the number of Black and white children in foster care. The second in a two-part