YSRP staff gathered on February 1, 2023, to celebrate freedom and commemorate the 7th anniversary of the landmark Montgomery v. Louisiana US Supreme Court decision with former Juvenile Lifers, advocates, and movement leaders.
YSRP’s Senior Reentry Coordinator John Pace talks with The Jawncast podcast from KYW Newsradio about hiring formerly-incarcerated people.
YSRP staff comments in a recent Daily Kos piece about what justice looks like for children charged as adults in PA.
Read this powerful op-ed by Briannah Stoves, a Youth Leader in the Care, Not Control campaign.
On February 15th, 2022 YSRP welcomed its Interim Executive Director, Bianca van Heydoorn. Bianca comes to YSRP as an established, respected, and trusted leader in the Criminal Justice field.
YSRP receives support from The NBA Foundation to implement meaningful reentry work, in partnership with youth, in and around Philadelphia.
YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian was presented with the Changemaker Award at Uplift Solutions' Hardship to Hope reception.
Joe Ligon, the nation's longest-serving Juvenile Lifer and YSRP client-partner, is interviewed on CBS This Morning.
The American Bar Association features YSRP's Co-Directors Lauren Fine and Joanna Visser Adjoian as March 2021's "Fearless Children’s Lawyers of the Month."
Youth leaders Rodney Gardner and William Bentley express why youth need Care, Not Control in a powerful op-ed featured in Penn Live, published on February 8, 2021.