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Judge Steven Teske and Naomi Smoot Evans, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange •

4.2 million. That’s the number of homeless youths in America every year. This opinion piece is about the 4.2 million, how and why we marginalize them

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Mauriell H. Amechi, The Education Trust •
Read for great recommendations for federal policy makers and colleges for providing needed support to youth in and leaving foster care so they can access and succeed in college during and following the pandemic.
Our Managing Director, Jessica Feierman, Esq. is featured in this in-depth piece on the economic injustice faced by youth in the court system and the "cash-register justice" that most often affects families of color.
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Sabrina Vourvoulias , generocity.org •

1. Adriana Abizadeh to serve as Kensington Corridor Trust’s first executive director.

Kensington Corridor Trust, a new nonprofit, announced that Adriana Abizadeh will serve

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Ed Benkin, KYW Newsradio •

PHILADELPHIA  Muhammad Ali was known for his activism as much as he was for his exploits in the boxing ring. His fight for social justice

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Karen de Sá, The Chronicle of Social Change •

On a recent weeknight on the suburban streets of Silicon Valley, a 20-year-old former foster youth offered a weary and frank assessment of his latest

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John Kelly and Pete Madden, abc News •

Data shows the vast majority of those arrested were young black people.

The vast majority of police departments in the United States have not reported

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Solomon Jones, WURD •

Listen to interview on Wake Up With WURD from 5.22.20 with our own Jennifer Pokempner and Marcía Hopkins, hosted by Solomon Jones.

As the coronavirus began spreading in the United States, and grassroots youth activists got wind of the enormous risks as well as the precautions needed

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Tyler Kingkade, NBC News Digital •

The 17-year-old incarcerated at the Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe, Louisiana, had a nurse take his temperature during the call; it was over 100