Format: 2015-04-25
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) youth are over-represented in the juvenile justice system.  Although LGBT youth represent 5 to 7 percent of the ...
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After a long wait, U.S. Sen. Whitehouse (D-RI) has announced the intention to introduce bipartiasn legislation to reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act ...
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First-Gen student, Jairus Cater, talks about the importance of that very first job post-college.
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Congress and states spend more than $5 billion a year to lock kids up in youth prisons. This could be better spent investing in what we know helps youth get their ...
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A new nonprofit has the potential to profoundly improve educational outcomes including college completion for low-income students and it exists for one simple and ...
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In this week's JJDPA blog series, Diane Howard discusses the harm in school removal for children and youth with disabilities.
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In support of National Mental Health Awareness Month, Allison Miller brings awareness to the lack of support for youth with mental illnesses in the juvenile justice ...
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We hosted a Google Hangout with two inspiring leaders in the movement to support first-generation college student success. In these clips, Yolanda Norman and Ben ...
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A young member of the National Council of Young Leaders shares her thoughts on My Brother’s Keeper, a new federal initiative to support young men of color.