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Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2019) – The Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ) and Juvenile Law Center (JLC) applaud Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Kelly Armstrong (R-ND),

The report, with implications for decarceration efforts nationwide, coincides with Council for Reform’s report to Governor Wolf
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Juvenile Law Center,

National children’s rights public interest law firm appoints Emily Satifka, Michael Joseph and Sara Guiang

Philadelphia, PA (September 5, 2019): Juvenile Law Center today announced

Philadelphia, PA (August 8, 2019): Today the National Juvenile Justice Network announced its cohort of 2019-2020 Youth Justice Leadership Institute Fellows.  Among those named was

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Juvenile Law Center, Education Law Center,
Joint statement from Juvenile Law Center and Education Law Center
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Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia Department of Human Services,
The Department to encourage case managers and all providers who work with youth in care to promote this tool.
Youth advocates describe their own experiences with education while in foster care and the justice system along with recommendations for reform.
Advocates and youth celebrate the introduction of tuition-waiver bill which would bring the Commonwealth in line with neighboring states
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Juvenile Law Center, ACLU of Wisconsin,
While the report details some progress, advocates remain concerned about use of solitary, inadequate staffing, and increase in strip searches.
Juvenile Law Center applauds the bill as a critical step forward in the fight to abolish the practice.