Posts in 'In The News'

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Antionette Lee, KYW NewsRadio •

The juvenile reform school closed in 2019 following allegations of covered-up abuse. 

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has denied a

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Marcia Hopkins, MSW , Bill Penn •

For Pennsylvania’s child welfare system, the Ohio teen’s death is a stark reminder.

As we celebrate National Foster Care Month throughout May, stories like Ma’Khia

Although four juvenile justice reform bills are primed to move forward in the Pennsylvania Senate, it would appear that the heaviest of lifting on the

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The Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy •

Cyntoia Long Brown and Governor Bill Haslam sat down with Vanderbilt University Law Professor Christopher Slobogan to talk criminal justice reform. Hear from the 2022

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Dennis Owens, abc 27 news •

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Underage and under arrest. Pennsylvania is one of the most notorious states for incarcerating young people. Many are calling for reform

This press release was issued and released by the Care, Not Control campaign. Learn more about this initiative and read their demands here.

Youth

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CBS News 21 •

Dauphin County, PA — Youth leaders and advocates gathered at the State Capitol on Tuesday, demanding action on youth justice in Pennsylvania.

Organizers say they called

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Cameron Gerber , The Missouri Times •

Bobby Bostic will be released from prison next year after more than 20 years behind bars thanks to a new state law allowing him to

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The Imprint •

Seeking to join the roster of states that have sought to ease the financial impact of juvenile court fees on families, a bipartisan group of

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Joe Zlamek, The Sanatoga Post •

HARRISBURG PA – A bill making its way through the Pennsylvania General Assembly is intended to ensure a smooth transition to graduation for young people