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October 16, 2014

Testimony before the Pennsylvania House Children and Youth Committee on school stability for kids in foster care.

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center supports state legislation that allows children in the child welfare system to stay in the same school even if their living placements disrupt and require moving to another district.

Tags:Child Welfare|Education
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September 03, 2014

Reflections on Justice After Ferguson, MO: When Will Youth of Color Receive the Same Due Process as Officer Darren Wilson?

posted by Marsha Levick, Deputy Director & Chief Counsel

It's been several weeks since Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation and grand jury proceedings continue as community members in Ferguson, MO and supporters around the country call for justice in Michael Brown's name. But what exactly will justice and due process look like in the wake of his death?

Tags:Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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August 15, 2014

Become a Juvenile Law Center Youth Advocate!

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center is currently accepting applications for young people who have been involved in the juvenile justice or child welfare system to join our youth engagement programs, Juveniles for Justice and Youth Fostering Change!

Tags:Child Welfare|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Education
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