YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian Is Honored With Alan Lerner Rising Star Award

YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian is Honored with Alan Lerner Rising Star Award

YSRP Co-Director Joanna Visser Adjoian Receives the Alan Lerner Rising Star Award on March 23, 2017.
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YSRP Is Featured On NBC Nightly News

YSRP is Featured on NBC Nightly News

YSRP is featured on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt on March 5, 2017 shining a national spotlight on Philadelphia's harmful practice of charging parents for the cost of their kids' incarceration in juvenile detention.
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YSRP Is Featured In The Marshall Project

YSRP is Featured in The Marshall Project

YSRP and the Justice Lab’s work is featured in the The Marshall Project by Eli Hager in his March 3, 2017 article entitled “Philadelphia Will Stop Billing Parents When Their Children are Incarcerated”
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Major Achievement In Philadelphia As DHS Ends Practice Of Charging Parents For Kids’ Incarceration

Major Achievement in Philadelphia as DHS Ends Practice of Charging Parents for Kids’ Incarceration

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.
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YSRP Is Featured In The Inquirer

YSRP is Featured in The Inquirer

YSRP and the Justice Lab’s work is featured in the The Inquirer by Samantha Melamed in her March 3, 2017 article entitled "Under Fire, Philly Stops Suing Parents of Incarcerated Kids for Child Support"
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City Council Hearing On March 3 At 1:00pm

City Council Hearing on March 3 at 1:00pm

Join YSRP on Friday, March 3rd at 1:00pm in Council Chambers, room 400, for a public hearing on DHS' practice of charging parents for their child's incarceration.
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YSRP And Temple’s Justice Lab Work Featured In Washington Post: “Your Child’s Been Sent To Jail. And Then Comes The Bill.”

YSRP and Temple’s Justice Lab Work Featured in Washington Post: “Your Child’s Been Sent to Jail. And Then Comes the Bill.”

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."
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YSRP Works With Penn Law & Social Work/Policy Students To Support Youth Facing Prison Time

YSRP works with Penn Law & Social Work/Policy Students to Support Youth Facing Prison Time

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.
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YSRP Is Finalist For Human Rights Innovator Award, Featured In Social Innovations Journal

YSRP is Finalist for Human Rights Innovator Award, Featured in Social Innovations Journal

YSRP is featured in the Social Innovations Journal's 31st issue, and wins second place award for Human Rights Innovators at awards ceremony.
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Norman Bryant Is Resentenced After 32 Years In Prison

Norman Bryant is Resentenced after 32 Years in Prison

The Philadelphia Inquirer profiled Norman Bryant, a juvenile lifer who was resentenced on Thursday, January 5, 2017, after 32 years in prison.
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YSRP Co-Director Lauren Fine On Social Entrepreneur Podcast

YSRP Co-Director Lauren Fine on Social Entrepreneur Podcast

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.
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In Our First Years: 2014-2016

In Our First Years: 2014-2016

YSRP's first-ever annual report provides a comprehensive overview of our case advocacy model, training, reentry support and policy advocacy work.
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