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.
Reporter Jo Piazza of The Philadelphia Citizen details the power of YSRP’s Intergenerational Healing Circles in her August 5, 2021 article.
The PA Juvenile Justice Task Force issued its final recommendations to overhaul the juvenile justice system on June 21, 2021.
YSRP Reentry Coordinator John Pace was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered with Ari Shapiro on April 22, 2021.
YSRP’s Lauren Fine joined Rep. Rabb, Josh Glenn of YASP, and Secretary of Pardons Brandon Flood in a PennLive Town Hall on March 23, 2021 about the need to stop charging children as adults in PA.
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."