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Susan Vivian Mangold,

Before we kick the door closed on 2020, there were lessons learned and wisdom shared to carry into the new year as resolutions for 2021.

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Malik Pickett,

Upcoming Meeting


The next meeting of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force is scheduled for November 20, 2020 from 1-3 p.m., and can be viewed

Content Warning: Sexual violence, domestic violence, police violence, suicide


I am a survivor of sexual violence. I worked as an advocate for survivors of sexual

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Juvenile Law Center collaborated with over 20 national advocacy organizations to write A Way In For Young People Transitioning from Foster Care, a

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Kodi Baughman, Aubrey Edwards-Luce, Dominique Freeman, Tony Parsons, Keri Richmond,

The child welfare system is expansive - sometimes overbearing - and uniquely complex in the outcomes it can deliver. Equally as complex are the young

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Susan Vivian Mangold,

Amidst the COVID pandemic, the racial justice reckoning in our hearts and in our streets, and the increasingly toxic rhetoric of the 2020 elections, many

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Malik Pickett,

Upcoming Meetings


The next meeting of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 3-5 p.m., and can be

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Kathleen Creamer, Community Legal Services; Rachael Miller, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children; Karissa Phelps, Temple Legal Aid; Jenny Pokempner, Juvenile Law Center,

As National Kinship Care month ends, we wanted to reflect on all that we have learned from kin, families, and youth who have provided their

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Shannan Wilber. Youth Policy Director at National Center for Lesbian Rights,

It is said that the most fortunate people are those who have found a calling. When I wandered into the field of child advocacy over

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Stacy Johnson, MSW, JD, Alumna of the Foster Care System,

Traditionally, the world of child welfare has been one that is unpredictable and rather complicated to navigate.  This year has proven to be a challenge