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Philadelphia, PA (December 1, 2022) – Yesterday Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order officially creating the Philadelphia Office for the Youth Ombudsperson. Housed
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Speakers addressed the harms of poor conditions, lack of educational
Youth advocates on Tuesday called for a revamp of Philadelphia’s juvenile justice system to deal with an overcrowding crisis at the city’s youth detention center
On Tuesday, November 15th Juvenile Law Center hosted a press conference outside of the Juvenile Justice Services Center located in West Philadelphia, along with coalition
"The Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Center is facing overcrowding. Some agencies are looking to send children out of the area and some even out of the
An issue as serious as sexual violence requires a response rooted in evidence. A common response nationwide is the practice of placing youth on sex
The St. Louis native who has been behind bars since he was 16 was among 100 people given life sentences as juveniles who got a
As President Biden noted, marking the occasion this year, every October is National Youth Justice Action Month, where we “recommit to transforming our juvenile
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