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Ariana Brill, Summer Law and Policy Clerk,
This country has a long history of removing young people involved in the justice system or child welfare system from their communities and placing them in facilities far from home. Institutional placements are increasingly recognized as costly, damaging, and inhumane, and localities have successfully implemented alternatives.
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Kendall Torpey, Summer Law and Policy Clerk,
Successful extended care systems provide more than additional years of care after youth would otherwise age out. We spoke with Nedhal, who is entering her second year with the B2I program and a Youth Fellow at Nebraska Appleseed.
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Susan Vivian Mangold, Executive Director; Marsha Levick, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel,

As yet another whirlwind week comes to a close, we write to share our reflections on the most unexpected news of the week, the retirement

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Jennifer Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director, Juvenile Law Center; Dominique Mikell, Stoneleigh Fellow, Juvenile Law Center; Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director, Youth Law Center,

This month is Reunification Month—a good time to celebrate family and redouble our efforts to make it possible for more families to be supported in achieving