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Sue Mangold,

I write with deep gratitude for your support and to ask you to again invest in us as we fight for rights, dignity, equity

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Vic F. Wiener,

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

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Ebby Stoutmiles and Chris Lin, Esq.,

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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Kade Diakite,

For years the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania failed to address structural barriers that lead to imbalanced and inadequate education for youth with involvement in the justice

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Sue Mangold,

Ten years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Miller v. Alabama. The Court held that mandatory life-without-parole sentences for children 17 or younger convicted of homicide were unconstitutional. We celebrated this decision, as it meant that hundreds of people sentenced as children to die in prison had a chance at redemption, and a chance for freedom.

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This week, members of Juvenile Law Center’s Youth Advocacy group, Advocates Transforming Youth Systems (ATYS), partnered with coalition Philly Homes 4 Youth in holding a

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Kade Diakite, Youth Advocacy Associate,

Names represent a person’s identity, our cultural origins, history, and in some instances how the world sees us. Names, like all words, are used to

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Mustafa Ali-Smith,

When young people become involved in the juvenile justice system, the response must take their development into account.   

This understanding has been central to

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Mustafa Ali-Smith,

From reproductive health and bioethics to the child welfare system and youth justice, Professor Dorothy Roberts has been a transformative leader on the issues impacting