Category: Youth Justice Project

Dec 28

Children on Sex Offender Registries

Children on Sex Offender Registries at Greater Risk for Suicide Attempts, Study Suggests Other risks include sexual assault, being approached by an adult for sex and mental health problems 12/6/2017 Johns Hopkins Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse The most troubling findings, the authors say, pertained to suicidal intent and victimization experiences. The study …

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Aug 30

Colleges Shouldn’t Ask about Applicants’ Criminal Histories, but Most in Philly Do

Generocity By Julie Zeglen Ban the box and Clean Slate initiatives have gained statewide traction in recent months as means to eliminate barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated folks. But what about those folks facing barriers to education? This morning, Community Legal Services (CLS) released its report “Opening Doors: How Philadelphia Area Colleges Can Promote Access …

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