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Nov 3

CCLP Trains New York State Officials on Dynamics of Sexual Abuse of Youth in Custody

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Thank you to officials at the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs for the opportunity to train staff on the dynamics of sexual abuse of youth in custody. To learn more about CCLP’s work to end sexual victimization of children, visit…

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Oct 29

Stop Solitary for Kids at the NJDC Summit

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Juvenile defenders can challenge solitary confinement. See the replica cell @childrenslaw #stopsolitaryforkids #NJDCSummit16 @therichardross

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Oct 25

CCLP Kicks off Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Certificate Program at Georgetown University

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Yesterday, CCLP kicked off the Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program, in partnership with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, Georgetown University, in Washington, DC. We’re excited to work with teams from all across the country over the course of this week…

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Oct 12

Jay Z, Harvey Weinstein, and Spike TV Highlight Need to Stop Solitary for Kids with New Documentary Series

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Last Thursday, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, the Weinstein Company, and Spike TV held a joint press conference in New York City to announce a new six-part documentary series on the life of Kalief Browder. Time: The Kalief Browder Story will air in January, focusing on the injustices faced…

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Sep 23

CCLP Urges Federal Government to Strengthen Requirements for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities

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Today, the W. Haywood Burns Institute (BI) and the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) submitted recommendations to the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) aimed at strengthening the agency’s approach to reducing racial and ethnic disparities in the youth justice system. CCLP…

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