Juvenile Law Center

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Access to Counsel|Youth Fostering Change|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Youth Engagement Programs

October 11, 2017

Foster Youth Deserve the Right to Speak for Themselves in Court

Shanice Holmes, The Chronicle of Social Change

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Ending Solitary Confinement|Juvenile and Criminal Justice

October 08, 2017

Into the wilderness: Secretive South Carolina camps come under scrutiny following teen's death

Jennifer Berry Hawes, Glenn Smith, The Post and Courier

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Cost of Justice|Juvenile and Criminal Justice

October 03, 2017

#25 Juvenile Court Fees Punish Children for Their Families’ Poverty

Raquel Guerror, Diana Grant, www.radiofree.org

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September 21, 2017

Juvenile Law Center, Leading Child Welfare Public Interest Law Firm, Opposes Graham-Cassidy

Organization cites the bill’s harmful impact on youth in foster care and their families

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September 13, 2017

New Bills Introduced in Congress Aim for Higher Education Success for Youth in Foster Care System, Experiencing Homelessness

Legislation is heralded by national advocacy organizations Juvenile Law Center, SchoolHouse Connection and National Network for Youth.

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August 02, 2017

National Report Finds Use of Solitary Confinement at Juvenile Facilities Widespread, Disproportionately Impacting Minorities

Juvenile Law Center today released a critical report with key findings on the use of solitary confinement at juvenile facilities nationally. The report found that despite progress at the federal level and in a growing number of states, solitary confinement of youth remains widespread, with a disproportionate impact on youth of color, LGBT youth, and youth with disabilities. The organization has fought the use of solitary confinement with kids for decades, and will share the report’s findings today in a livestreamed Congressional briefing at 2pm EST.

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