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Jul 6

Police Chief, Tony Jones, lauded for youth reforms

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Gainesville News Chief Tony Jones

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Jun 11

Thank you for coming out to support our 10th Anniversary Celebration!

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THANK YOU!

The Staff and Board of the Center for Children’s Law and Policy would like to thank YOU for coming out to support our 10th Anniversary Celebration bash last night at TheLoft@600F, for sending congratulations and for making awesome donations as we commemorated ten years of advocacy,…

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Jun 11

CCLP Launches New Tool to Help Youth Succeed on Probation

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The Center for Children’s Law and Policy prepared a toolkit designed to help kids succeed on probation. It is a step-by-step road-map for jurisdictions to learn best practices to reduce incarceration and improve outcomes for youth under supervision. Click here to download the Toolkit

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Jun 11

The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

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In early July, the Human Rights Project for Girls, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation for Women released a report, “The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story,” exposing the alarming link between victimization of girls and contact with the juvenile justice…

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Jun 11

CCLP On the Ground: Alachua County, Florida

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In 2011, the leading cause of juvenile arrests in Alachua County, FL, wasn’t a violation of the law. It was a violation of probation (VOP), which too often occurs because the court-ordered conditions of probation are difficult for children to meet. Since 2011, the Center for Children’s Law and…

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