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August 15, 2017

White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

posted by Juvenile Law Center

As an organization serving all youth impacted by the child welfare and justice systems, Juvenile Law Center forcefully condemns the white supremacist violence and hatred from this past weekend in Charlottesville. Racism in our country, which has been a part of our history and legacy, was there before this weekend’s brutal display and remains after. Many young people we advocate for are targets for this kind of extremism. This has no place in our society. We advocate for all youth in the justice and child welfare systems and know youth of color, youth with disabilities and LGBT youth are overrepresented in these systems. We are committed to standing with all youth we serve and represent, and for a more just world in which such despicable hatred is unacceptable.

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March 21, 2017

Honoring the 2017 Juvenile Law Center Leadership Prize Winners

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Last night at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Juvenile Law Center was honored to present three extraordinary individuals with our 2017 Leadership Prizes.

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November 14, 2016

We Will Redouble Our Efforts for Youth in the Child Welfare and Justice Systems

posted by Executive Director, Susan V. Mangold; Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Marsha Levick

The results of last week’s Presidential election have caused fear, anxiety and uncertainty in our communities and especially among the youth we serve. We pledge to you that we will redouble our efforts to fight for justice on behalf of all children involved in our child welfare and justice systems.

To the youth we serve, we hear your fears and frustration.  We will continue to work tirelessly to amplify your voices to reform the systems meant to serve you. 

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August 08, 2016

Juvenile Law Center Staff Share Expertise at Annual National Association of Counsel for Children Conference

posted by Juvenile Law Center

Providing high quality training and technical assistance is key to advancing Juvenile Law Center’s mission. From August 12-14, thought leaders in child welfare, juvenile justice, and family law will gather in Philadelphia for the National Association of Counsel for Children’s (NACC) Annual  Child Welfare, Juvenile, and Family Law Conference

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July 27, 2016

Watch Kate Burdick's Remarks at the DNC on July 26

posted by Juvenile Law Center
We were honored to watch staff attorney, Kate Burdick, take the stage alongside other local advocates and activists on during the Democratic National Convention! Watch this video clip of Kate's remarks from July 26.
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