Basic Organization Information
JUVENILE LAW CENTER
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I Crime, Legal Related
I80 (Legal Services)
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JUVENILE LAW CENTER IS A NATIONAL PUBLIC INTEREST LAW FIRM THAT USES THE LAW TO IMPROVE THE CHILD WELFARE AND JUSTICE SYSTEMS FOR TEENAGERS BY ENSURING THAT THEY ARE TREATED FAIRLY, HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO SUCCEED, AND AREN'T HARMED BY SYSTEMS THAT ARE SUPPOSED TO HELP THEM.
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Expert Reviews and Comments
Evidence of Impact
Experts say that Juvenile Law Center has accomplished tremendous things in Pennsylvania that no other state-level juvenile justice organization has been able to accomplish, and that Juvenile Law Center has provided legal expertise in cases across the country related to juvenile justice issues that has resulted positive decisions leading to systemic changes in juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
According to experts, Juvenile Law Center is strong particularly in terms of its leadership, staff, and its connections to major policy and decision-making bodies throughout the state.
Areas for Improvement
Experts have said that this organization could improve with more staff members and with a good focus on continuity of leadership.