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Editorial Board, The Inquirer •

This week, District Attorney Larry Krasner argued in a brief to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that the death penalty in Pennsylvania is unconstitutional. Krasner’s office

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Riya Saha Shah, Managing Director and Marsha Levick, Chief Legal Officer ,

When They See Us captures the many ways in which our justice system is broken, and the many ways it can break the individuals who

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Riya Saha Shah; Jarrett Adams,

This blog is part of a series Juvenile Law Center is presenting related to Ava Duvernay's newly released Netflix miniseries When They See Us about

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Jessica Feierman; Dr. Shameka Stanford, Howard University,
DuVernay reminds us that “seeing” individuals in the system requires us – and the legal system – to delve deeper and consider a person’s individual characteristics, their history, and their humanity. 

This blog is the first in a series Juvenile Law Center is presenting related to Ava Duvernay's newly released Netflix miniseries When They See Us

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Jasmine, Youth Advocate and Youth Fostering Change Alumna,

This blog is part of a 2-part series celebrating the tenth anniversary of Juvenile Law Center’s Youth Advocacy ProgramStart reading the first part

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Megan Hill, Youth Advocate and Youth Fostering Change Alumna,
I became interested in Youth Fostering Change because I loved the idea of being able to advocate for youth who were experiencing similar challenges while being in foster care.
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Jennifer Pokempner,
Advocating for the Most Connected Placement is a practical tool to ensure that youth are in living settings where they can be connected with family, the community, and a support system.

Yesterday, members of Youth Fostering Change (YFC) and Juvenile Law Center attorneys gave testimony at a special hearing before the House Children and Youth Committee.

In the last year we have seen an influx of data that should grab our attention and demand policy and practice changes. These data sources show in striking terms that we are failing older youth in the foster care system.