On Tuesday, July 26, staff attorney, Kate Burdick, will be among the advocates speaking at the Democratic National Convention. Click for livestreaming info!
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.
Ayah Alkhars, The Temple News
Alex Altman, Time Inc.
Jay Blitzman, CommonWealth Magazine
Alexis Sachdev, Metro
Kimberly C. Roberts, The Philadelphia Tribune
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