Aug. 31, 2021 2:45 pm
Letters to our ancestors
In this guest column, the three coauthors of the recent report "How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People" write letters to themselves from their descendants, imagining a future transformed by youth-empowering policies.
Aug. 30, 2021 1:00 pm
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Unemployment, caregiving and education
"For young people like myself, we did not have a safety net, we were the safety net," says Madison Nardy, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
Aug. 27, 2021 8:38 am
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Student debt
"I graduated into a pandemic saddled with debt," says Alexi Chacon, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
Aug. 26, 2021 2:31 pm
How the pandemic response has failed young people: Housing insecurity
"It doesn’t make sense that securing a home takes this much suffering," says Deja Morgan, a member the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services, and a coauthor of its recently released report.
Aug. 25, 2021 1:52 pm
New report calls for youth-centric approaches to policy
"How the Pandemic Response Has Failed Young People and What We Need to Thrive" was co-written and researched by three members of the Youth Action Board of Community Legal Services.
Aug. 5, 2021 11:08 am
Power moves: New staff at HPC, Share Food Program, William Penn Foundation and 4 other orgs
Plus, new board members for Girls Scouts of Eastern PA and Phoenixville Community Health Foundation; the 26 graduates of DiverseForce on Boards' sixth cohort; and Bank of America's four student leaders with summer internships at PYN.
Mar. 23, 2020 9:13 am
Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school
"GirlGov has taught me how much of an impact I can have, even at age 16," says the Downingtown STEM Academy student, who wants to start a nonprofit focused on the environment and tech.
Jan. 21, 2020 8:19 am
Power Moves: Joy Huertas moves from Esperanza to Vision Zero
Plus, youth leadership news from TechGirlz and Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition.
Jan. 9, 2020 8:00 am
Power Moves: Malik Pickett is Juvenile Law Center’s new staff attorney
Plus, power moves at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and Resolve Philadelphia, and recognition for a Swarthmore student who founded an Asian and Pacific Islander American conference.
Dec. 5, 2019 11:55 am
Power Moves: Jessica West will lead Neighborhood Bike Works
Plus, Juvenile Law Center announces two newly appointed fellows.