On July 1, 2014, we moved to a new location that will also serve as a community meeting space for partners and clients and a walk-in resource center for youth and their families. “This is our open door to the community that we serve,” says LCCR Executive Director Josh Perry. “JJPL has always been deeply…Read more
JJPL is excited to welcome four new interns to our team for the fall semester. They will be working on Schools First and Youth Organizing. There are still internships available in other program areas. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, which includes specific JJPL program(s) you’re interested in along…Read more
Join us November 15, 7-10pm at Eiffel Society to honor the 2013 Justice for Youth Award recipients.
Tickets and underwriting opportunities are now available. For more information, please contact Lelia Gowland: email@example.com or 504.522.5437.Read more
CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS, EDUCATION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS VOICE CONCERN, URGE WHITE HOUSE NOT TO ADOPT ANY INITIATIVES PLACING MORE ARMED POLICE IN SCHOOLS
PRESS CALL ADVISORY Contact: Jennifer Farmer, 202.728.9557 ext. 341, or firstname.lastname@example.org Press Call Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11 am EST Washington, DC – A coalition of civil rights organizations, law enforcement leaders and educators coordinated by Advancement Project are raising concerns about calls for more police in schools as the Vice President’s task force on gun…Read more
The Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana and Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights are joining forces for Louisiana’s children.
Separately, LCCR and JJPL are statewide and national leaders in defending children in court and working for the transformation of the juvenile justice system. But by coming together, we can fight more effectively for our children. Starting July 8, 2014, we are one organization – the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights. JJPL will be our…Read more
Today, on the 2-year anniversary of the US Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama, JJPL continues to advocate for meaningful implementation in Louisiana. Read this op-ed from the The Huffington Post to learn more about the status of reform and how far we have to go.Read more
Currently, our nation’s schools confront the challenges of educational equity relative to the disparate impact of school discipline policies. In January, the US Department of Education school discipline guidance package aimed at helping states, districts, and schools enhance school climate and improve school discipline practices in ways that are equitable and keep more students in…Read more
Logan Crowe is the Principal at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in the Broadmoor neighorbood. This is his third year as Principal and he has spent over two decades as an educator. After working at the Free School in New Orleans for 15 years, he worked at Alice Harte Elementary School and then he helped…Read more