Learn more about solitary confinement of youth and experience the size and feel of a solitary cell at an art installation at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Join us on July 21 for the installation's opening reception and panel discussion. Register today!
This year, our youth advocates had another great year and completed reform projects aimed at improving access to higher education for youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Their projects include recommendations for colleges and juvenile justice facility staff to...
Youth First's recent national opinion poll shows that the vast majority of Americans favor rehabilitation, not punishment and incarceration, for youth in the juvenile justice system.
Join us for two great events this June with special guests Steve Drizin, co-counsel featured in Making a Murderer, and political analyst and author, Juan Williams! Click for more details and registration information for both events.
Alexis Sachdev, Metro
Kimberly C. Roberts, The Philadelphia Tribune
Public News Service
Cassie Owens, Billy Penn
Vernon Odum, ABC 6 News
Marc Bookman, The Vice
Julia Terruso, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jan Ransom, Boston Globe
Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer
Andrew Ujifusa, EdWeek.org
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