March 23, 2017
YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian Receives the Alan Lerner Rising Star Award on March 23, 2017.
March 4, 2017
Since 2016, YSRP and the Justice Lab at Temple Law School have been working to end the practice of charging parents for the cost of their child's incarceration. On March 3, DHS announced an end to the practice.
YSRP and Temple’s Justice Lab Work Featured in Washington Post: “Your Child’s Been Sent to Jail. And Then Comes the Bill.”
March 2, 2017
YSRP and the Justice Lab's work is featured in the Washington Post by Eli Hager in his March 2, 2017 article entitled "Your Child's Been Sent to Jail. And Then Comes the Bill."
February 7, 2017
The Youth Advocacy Project, co-founded by University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy & Practice and Law School, raises awareness of issues confronting court-involved youth, and supports casework and policy efforts related to youth being charged in the adult criminal legal system.
January 30, 2017
YSRP is featured in the Social Innovations Journal's 31st issue, and wins second place award for Human Rights Innovators at awards ceremony.
January 23, 2017
The Philadelphia Inquirer profiled Norman Bryant, a juvenile lifer who was resentenced on Thursday, January 5, 2017, after 32 years in prison.
January 19, 2017
Social Entrepreneur Podcast’s Tony Lloyd interviewed YSRP’s Co-Director Lauren Fine about YSRP’s work. Click to listen to the full 27-minute episode in which Lauren discusses YSRP's mission and innovative model.