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The organization welcomes Dorothy Roberts, Jasmine E. Sessoms and Aaron Zamost to the Board of Directors


Philadelphia, PA (September 6, 2022) – Juvenile Law Center

Jennifer M. Joseph is named Director of DEI and Human Resources; Tasha Odom begins as Director of Operations


Philadelphia, PA (July 21, 2022) – Today

Juvenile Law Center Examined State Practices, Finding the Policy Fails Both Young People and Those Harmed


Philadelphia, PA (July 14, 2022) – Today, Juvenile Law

Juvenile Law Center Applauds Introduction, Urges State Legislature to Act Quickly to Pass Needed Reform


Harrisburg, PA (May 24, 2022) – Last week, Pennsylvania Senators

Awardees Include Cyntoia Brown Long, Dorothy Roberts, and Tom Grisso


Philadelphia, PA (March 15, 2022) – Today, Juvenile Law Center, the nation’s first public interest

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Youth Leaders and Advocates Celebrate Victory for Youth

Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf (D) signed Senate Bill 324 into law as Act 1

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With Bipartisan Support in Florida’s Legislature, Momentum Accelerates for Passage of Debt-Free Justice for Children Act


A first-of-its-kind report released today — Dreams Deferred: The

Youth Leaders and Advocates Celebrate Victory for Youth


Harrisburg, PA  – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives gave final passage to Senate Bill 324 which

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Wisconsin still doesn’t know when it will close its two youth prisons. In 2018, then-Governor Scott Walker signed a law to shut the ‘schools’ at

National children’s rights advocacy organization applauds the legislature for advancing this urgent bill to the House floor for educational attainment for youth in the child