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This blog is part of a series celebrating the tenth anniversary of Juvenile Law Center’s Youth Advocacy Program. Since 2008, our advocacy programs

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Bending the Arc Podcast •
In this episode, we take a closer look at how technology – with a particular eye toward mobile devices – is being used for social good through a case study of Youth Matters Philly, an online resource bank for youth in Philadelphia.
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Alicia Victoria Lozano, NBC10 Philadelphia •

Lilly Jimenez knows that feeling all too well. The 16-year-old first went into placement shortly after turning 13 years old. She spent time in two

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Sean Cahill, •

A 2017 study by the Juvenile Law Center found that the use of solitary confinement, which can lead to depression, anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations, self-injury, and

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Shyara Hill, Youth Advocacy Intern,
I have always been interested in justice reform because of the challenges I experienced when I was in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. So, one day I decided to join Juveniles for Justice  because I saw opportunity; an opportunity to share my story in ways that would contribute to justice reform.
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Jeff Gammage, •

Beatriz “Lilly” Jimenez, 16, who entered the delinquency system at age 13 and is now with Juveniles for Justice, speaks as protesters and Logan neighborhood

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Lilly, Youth Advocate,

The following is the full statement from Lilly, Youth Advocate in Juveniles for Justice, who spoke out against re-opening VisionQuest to house immigrant youth. Lilly