National Juvenile Justice Network Honors Liberal Arts Alumnus with Fellowship

Jeff Rice, Penn State News •

Branch, now a Zubrow Fellow in Children’s Law at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, takes pride in the fact that he is proving that teacher wrong.

The Schreyer Honors Scholar alumnus and Paterno Fellow was recently honored with a Youth Justice Leadership Institute Fellowship from the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN). The fellowship is a year-long leadership development program for youth justice reform advocates. Branch is one of nine fellows for 2019-20.

About the Expert

Joshua Branch was selected as the 17th Zubrow Fellow in Children’s Law. Prior to coming to Juvenile Law Center, Branch taught middle and high school English and Language Arts in Miami, Florida. He has had legal and policy internship experiences with Children’s Law Center (D.C.), Bronx Defenders, NAACP-LDF (D.C.), Democrats for Education Reform, and Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC. Joshua participated in Professor Kristin Henning’s Juvenile Justice Clinic at Georgetown where he received the “JJC Public Interest Award” for his performance and dedication to juvenile law. He was also selected