U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) sent a letter to Pope Francis, calling on him to address the importance of juvenile justice reform. Cárdenas has been a champion of justice reform for American youth since his earliest days in the California State Legislature.
On September 17th, a briefing in the Russell Senate Office Building was held to discuss the bipartisan bill S. 1169, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act (JJDPA) of 2015.
It’s back to school time in the nation’s capitol and a buzz is in the air—traffic is picking up, parents are excited to get back to the routine of school days, and kids can’t wait to meet their new teachers and reconnect with old friends. It’s a time for fresh starts and new beginnings—of opportunity to overcome academic challenges of the past and embra
Campaign Zero—an initiative started by prominent members of the Black Lives Matter movement—released a set of policy solutions to curb police violence and discrimination in the wake of several high-profile police killings, including that of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9, 2014.