Juvenile Law Center developed two videos explaining Pennsylvania’s law extending foster care past age 18. Register now for our webinar on July 30th to learn more about the law and the implementation of the federal Fostering Connections legislation in Pennsylvania.
This year marks the 25th anniversary for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Disability rights are children's rights because children with disabilities are extremely over-represented in the child welfare system. Under the ADA, a child welfare agency cannot deprive a youth...
The U.S. Senate has approved a groundbreaking amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act, led by Senator Corey Booker (D-NJ), requiring states, for the first time, to analyze data on the graduation rates of homeless students and students in foster care.
Juvenile Law Center is pleased to announce that Susan Vivian Mangold, Professor of Law at SUNY Buffalo Law School, will become its next Executive Director effective October 14, 2015.
Juvenile Law Center applauds U.S. Senators for introducing the Educational Stability for Foster Youth Act, an important bipartisan measure that will give foster youth the best opportunity to succeed in school.
We weren't the only office to use an interdisciplinary approach, but we were one of the first. Today, our model is the norm for lawyers who are serious about representing kids.
Ben Seal, The Legal Intelligencer
Diane Herbst, People Magazine
John Kelly, The Chronicle of Social Change
Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Stell Simonton, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Eric Scigliano, Crosscut.com
Katherine Speller, MTV.com
LTE, Kate Burdick & Deborah Gordon Klehr, Philly.com
Editorial Board, Boston Globe
Jonathan Weyand, The Daily Pennsylvanian
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