Blog http://jlc.org/blog/2013-08/all/23 en Juvenile Law Center Announces 17th Zubrow Fellow, Joshua Branch http://jlc.org/blog/juvenile-law-center-announces-17th-zubrow-fellow-joshua-branch <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_234.jpg?1512656950" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juvenile Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2017-12-05 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/JoshuaBranch-blog.jpg?1512656950" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since 2002, Juvenile Law Center has been training the next generation of leaders in children’s law through the&nbsp;<a href="http://jlc.org/about-us/who-we-are/working-at-jlc/zubrow-fellowship-childrens-law" target="_blank">Sol and Helen Zubrow Fellowship</a>. The Zubrow Fellowship is one of the only post-graduate legal fellowships dedicated to children’s rights in both the child welfare and justice systems.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We are pleased to announce Joshua Branch as our next Zubrow Fellow. Joshua has dedicated his time in law school to juvenile law and policy and has worked on issues in both civil and criminal law. Joshua attends Georgetown Law School and is currently practicing in Professor Kris Henning's Juvenile Justice Clinic.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/juvenile-law-center-announces-17th-zubrow-fellow-joshua-branch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News and Announcements Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:52:24 +0000 admin 8306 at http://jlc.org Teens Need Families: Making a Year-Round Commitment to Finding Family and Permanency for Older Youth http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-making-year-round-commitment-finding-family-and-permanency-older-youth <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_233.jpg?1512075093" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jennifer Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2017-11-30 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/NAM2017banner_0.jpg?1512075093" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>As part of <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/" target="_blank">National Adoption Month</a>, we’re producing a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency. <em><strong><strong>Don't miss a post in this series! <a href="http://jlc.org/subscribe" target="_blank">Subscribe</a> to get an email every time we post in this series.</strong></strong></em></em></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Family connections are some of the strongest, most powerful indicators of future success in adulthood. As advocates for transition-aged youth, permanency is a central focus of our advocacy. Our vision of permanency—and the work we do to achieve it—must include the voices of youth. They have loudly and clearly told us that they, like all people, want family and connections with caring adults, but we need to understand and respect youth’s experiences to support them in finding this.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-making-year-round-commitment-finding-family-and-permanency-older-youth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child Welfare and Foster Care Extended Care and Reentry (Foster Care) Permanency (Foster Care) Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care) Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:33:51 +0000 admin 8292 at http://jlc.org Teens Need Families, No Matter What: What Will It Take to Make Success Stories the Norm? http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-no-matter-what-what-will-it-take-make-success-stories-norm <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_232.jpg?1511986606" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marcia Hopkins, Youth Advocacy Program Manager; Christina Sorenson, Zubrow Fellow </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2017-11-29 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/family%20photo-crop.jpg?1511986606" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>As part of <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/" target="_blank">National Adoption Month</a>, we’re producing a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency. <em><strong><strong>Don't miss a post in this series! <a href="http://jlc.org/subscribe" target="_blank">Subscribe</a> to get an email every time we post in this series.</strong></strong></em></em></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Regardless of its manifestation, permanency must include supportive, life-long connections. Yet, large numbers of youth leave the child welfare system without the vital connections that are crucial to adult success. Today, in the wake of Thanksgiving and being surrounded by our loved ones, we are highlighting foster care alums who found their “forever families” – some with the support of the child welfare system and others on their own.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-no-matter-what-what-will-it-take-make-success-stories-norm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child Welfare and Foster Care Extended Care and Reentry (Foster Care) Fostering Connections Permanency (Foster Care) Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care) Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:51:17 +0000 admin 8291 at http://jlc.org Teens Need Families, No Matter What: Identifying Barriers So We Can Overcome Them http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-no-matter-what-identifying-barriers-so-we-can-overcome-them <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_231.jpg?1511574774" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Natane Eaddy, Staff Attorney; Dominique Mikell, Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2017-11-24 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/omar-lopez-296944.jpg?1511574774" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>As part of <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/" target="_blank">National Adoption Month</a>, we’re producing a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="/blog/2017-national-adoption-month-teens-need-families-no-matter-what"><strong>Read the kick off post &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>According to research, the critical brain development that occurs during teenage years must be supported by strong and stable connections with family, friends, and community. This means helping teenagers embrace and be part of families is essential to healthy development. It is a moral imperative if we are to meet our obligation to youth in the child welfare system. Unfortunately, each year as a country, we fail to meet this imperative.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/teens-need-families-no-matter-what-identifying-barriers-so-we-can-overcome-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child Welfare and Foster Care Extended Care and Reentry (Foster Care) Fostering Connections Permanency (Foster Care) Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care) Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:06:02 +0000 admin 8290 at http://jlc.org Families for Youth Must be a Moral Imperative in Adoption Month and Every Month http://jlc.org/blog/families-youth-must-be-moral-imperative-adoption-month-and-every-month <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_230.jpg?1511377871" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jennifer Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director, Juvenile Law Center; Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director, Youth Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 2017-11-18 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/eye-for-ebony-415494.jpg?1511377871" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>As part of <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/" target="_blank">National Adoption Month</a>, we’re producing a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/2017-national-adoption-month-teens-need-families-no-matter-what"><strong>Read the kick off post &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>November marks National Adoption Month – a month we must come and leave with a sense of urgency and purpose. Large numbers of youth in the child welfare system are waiting to be reunified with or find family. Children need families to heal and to grow. Every child deserves a family to have a fair shot at health, happiness, and success in life. When we do not provide youth what they need to grow and achieve their potential we not only fail them, but also put them at great risk.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/families-youth-must-be-moral-imperative-adoption-month-and-every-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child Welfare and Foster Care Permanency (Foster Care) Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care) Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:10:53 +0000 admin 8289 at http://jlc.org 2017 National Adoption Month: Teens Need Families, No Matter What http://jlc.org/blog/2017-national-adoption-month-teens-need-families-no-matter-what <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_229.jpg?1511377812" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juvenile Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2017-11-07 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="314" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/NAM2017banner.jpg?1511377812" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>As part of <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/" target="_blank">National Adoption Month</a>, we’re kicking off a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency.</em></p> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/families-youth-must-be-moral-imperative-adoption-month-and-every-month"><strong>Read Part 1: Families for Youth Must Be A Moral Imperative</strong></a><em><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/families-youth-must-be-moral-imperative-adoption-month-and-every-month"><strong> &gt;&gt;</strong></a></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As part of National Adoption Month, we’re kicking off a special blog series focused on older youth in foster care and the importance of family and permanency. Throughout November, we’ll highlight the need for family and permanency, investigate common barriers, uplift success stories, and share policies and reforms that support achieving permanency for older youth in foster care.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/2017-national-adoption-month-teens-need-families-no-matter-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child Welfare and Foster Care Permanency (Foster Care) Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care) Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:26:33 +0000 admin 8279 at http://jlc.org Marsha Levick Receives AACAP's Highest Honor, 2017 Catchers in the Rye Humanitarian Award http://jlc.org/blog/marsha-levick-receives-aacaps-highest-honor-2017-catchers-rye-humanitarian-award <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_228.jpg?1509124342" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juvenile Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2017-10-27 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="300" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/2017AACAPAward-MarshaSpeaking2.png?1509124342" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We’re thrilled to announce the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) selected Juvenile Law Center’s Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Marsha Levick for the 2017 Catchers in the Rye Humanitarian Award – the Academy’s highest honor. Marsha was recognized at the AACAP’s annual event on Wednesday in Washington, DC.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We’re thrilled to announce the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) selected Juvenile Law Center’s Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Marsha Levick for the 2017 Catchers in the Rye Humanitarian Award – the Academy’s highest honor. Marsha was recognized at the AACAP’s annual event on Wednesday in Washington, DC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/marsha-levick-receives-aacaps-highest-honor-2017-catchers-rye-humanitarian-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News and Announcements Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:05:56 +0000 admin 8265 at http://jlc.org Navigating the Path to a Successful Career: Next Steps for Advocates http://jlc.org/blog/navigating-path-successful-career-next-steps-advocates <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_227.jpg?1508511766" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Karen U. Lindell, Staff Attorney </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2017-10-20 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="223" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/CTE-BlogBanner_3.png?1508511766" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In August, Juvenile Law Center launched a series of blog posts based on our <a href="http://jlc.org/resources/publications/improving-access-career-pathways-philadelphia%E2%80%99s-child-welfare-and-juvenile-ju">new report</a> on improving access to career pathways for system-involved youth. The series highlighted several initiatives taking place in Philadelphia that could be replicated elsewhere, and it featured interviews with key local stakeholders. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the ideas and programs featured in the series:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In August, Juvenile Law Center launched a series of blog posts based on our <a href="http://jlc.org/resources/publications/improving-access-career-pathways-philadelphia%E2%80%99s-child-welfare-and-juvenile-ju">new report</a> on improving access to career pathways for system-involved youth. The series highlighted several initiatives taking place in Philadelphia that could be replicated elsewhere, and it featured interviews with key local stakeholders. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the ideas and programs featured in the series.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/navigating-path-successful-career-next-steps-advocates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Access to Education Ban the Box Child Welfare and Foster Care Community and School Reentry Juvenile and Criminal Justice Second Chances Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:26:43 +0000 admin 8264 at http://jlc.org Navigating the Path to a Successful Career: A Closer Look at the Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia’s New Career and Technical Education Program http://jlc.org/blog/navigating-path-successful-career-closer-look-juvenile-justice-center-philadelphia%E2%80%99s-new-career <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_226.jpg?1507039374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nadia Mozaffar, Staff Attorney, and Dina Sarver, Legal Intern </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2017-10-02 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="600" height="223" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/CTE-BlogBanner_2.png?1507039374" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Part Four in a blog series about Juvenile Law Center's new report on career pathways for system-involved youth, </em><a href="http://jlc.org/resources/publications/improving-access-career-pathways-philadelphia%E2%80%99s-child-welfare-and-juvenile-ju" target="_blank">Improving Access to Career Pathways for Philadelphia's Child Welfare and Juvenile justice System Involved Youth</a><em>.<br /></em></p> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/navigating-path-successful-career-closer-look-juvenile-justice-center-philadelphia%E2%80%99s-new-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Access to Education Child Welfare and Foster Care Community and School Reentry Juvenile and Criminal Justice Reducing Transfers to the Adult System Second Chances Mon, 02 Oct 2017 20:59:01 +0000 admin 8247 at http://jlc.org TODAY: Juvenile Law Center's Tweet Chat with The Root’s Angela Helm on "Unlocking Youth" Report on Youth in Solitary Confinement http://jlc.org/blog/today-juvenile-law-centers-tweet-chat-root%E2%80%99s-angela-helm-unlocking-youth-report-youth-solitary- <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-masthead-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_masthead_image" width="1040" height="214" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/masthead_images/PursuingJustice_225.jpg?1506091048" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blog-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juvenile Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2017-09-22 00:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-post-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_post_image" width="880" height="440" alt="" src="http://jlc.org/sites/default/files/blog_post_images/ltaok0baocbmbxe6jzpx.png?1506091048" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Yesterday, <a href="http://www.theroot.com/new-study-finds-that-lgbtq-youth-and-youth-with-disabil-1818622259">The Root published a piece</a> on our recently released national report on solitary confinement at juvenile facilities, including an interview with Staff Attorney Natane Eaddy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">Teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Yesterday, The Root published a piece on our recently released national report on solitary confinement at juvenile facilities, including an interview with Staff Attorney Natane Eaddy. Our report offers strategies towards ending the abusive practice nationwide and continues Juvenile Law Center’s critical work to stop solitary confinement of kids. <strong>Today, from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm EST, we will be holding a tweet chat on the report and the article with Angela Bronner Helm, reporter from The Root, staff at Juvenile Law Center, and Paul V. Prestia, Kalief Browder’s lawyer. Follow @JuvLaw1975 and #StopSolitaryforKids to join the conversation.</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://jlc.org/blog/today-juvenile-law-centers-tweet-chat-root%E2%80%99s-angela-helm-unlocking-youth-report-youth-solitary-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ending Solitary Confinement Juvenile and Criminal Justice News and Announcements Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:16:38 +0000 admin 8245 at http://jlc.org