YSRP responds to the COVID-19 crisis with action and support for our client-partners.
BREAKING: Today, with Juvenile Law Center and DLA Piper, we filed an emergency lawsuit in the PA Supreme Court on behalf of all children currently in custody in adult jails, juvenile detention centers and residential placements in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
YSRP and the Juvenile Lifer community celebrated the 4th anniversary of the Montgomery v. Louisiana US Supreme Court decision in Philadelphia on January 24, 2020.
YSRP is thrilled to be two-time grant recipients of the Philadelphia Eagles Social Justice Fund.
YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian was honored by the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division with an award December 5, 2019.
Philadelphia's former Juvenile Lifers and their families and loved ones gathered in celebration with YSRP staff and community partners on September 15, 2019.
The Atlantic profiles the story of "Red Dog" Fennell's reentry to Philadelphia and lifts up YSRP's reentry work for former Juvenile Lifers. YSRP's John Pace is quoted.
YSRP is awarded $100,000 Impact100 Philadelphia core mission grant to expand our reentry program.
YSRP's Reentry Supervisor, Cameron Holmes, and JLWOP Reentry Coordinator, John Pace, testify at public hearing in Philadelphia on April 23, 2019, on reentry initiatives.