Category: LGBT

A Wave Forward: San Francisco Hopes to Lead the Charge to Address Transgender Inclusivity in the Criminal Justice System

Vera Institute of Justice By Karina Schroeder “Pronoun Showdown,” announced Stephan Thorne as he stood in front of a classroom of 15 or so sheriff’s deputies—new employees attending a mandated training session. It’s a catchy phrase that Thorne likes to use when he explains the importance of addressing people by their pronouns. Yet it’s also …

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Register for Webinar: Advocating for LGBTQ+ Young People in Schools and Juvenile Justice Facilities

Hosted by the Legal Center for Youth Justice and Education The Legal Center for Youth Justice—a national collaboration of the Juvenile Law Center, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Education Law Center-PA, and the ABA Center on Children and the Law—will host a webinar exploring the intersection of education and the juvenile justice system for LGBTQ+ youth, …

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Apply Now: Supporting the Well-Being of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University is now accepting applications for the Supporting the Well-Being of System-Involved LGBTQ Youth Certificate Program, which is designed to help juvenile justice, child welfare, and other system partners target and improve outcomes for at-risk LGBTQ youth. The program will focus on the particular challenges faced by LGBTQ youth in child-serving systems (including juvenile …

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