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8/10/17
Senior Program Officer Marie Williams reflects on why immigration policy should matter to youth-serving systems such as juvenile justice and child welfare.
6/23/17
Los Angeles County has announced they will begin using the Girls Health Screen for all girls in their juvenile justice system. The Girls Health Screen, developed by former Stoneleigh Fellow Leslie Acoca, is the nation's only evidence-based health screen designed for young women. The screen will help LA County learn more about how to address the unique health needs of justice-involved girls.
6/20/17
On June 14, 2017, the Stoneleigh Foundation, Juvenile Law Center, and Philly Homes 4 Youth hosted the Philadelphia premiere of The Homestretch, a  documentary that follows three teenagers experiencing homelessness as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future.
6/20/17
The Stoneleigh Foundation today announced the selection of Robert L. Listenbee, Esq., as a Visiting Fellow. After serving as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) under the Obama administration, Listenbee returns to Philadelphia, where he previously served as Chief of the Juvenile Unit of the Defender Association for 16 years. He is highly anticipated to bring a national perspective to the Foundation’s work improving outcomes for vulnerable young people involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
5/15/17
On May 9, 2017, the Stoneleigh Foundation, Juvenile Law Center, and Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project hosted the Philadelphia premiere of They Call Us Monsters, a groundbreaking documentary that explores the lives of three teenagers convicted of violent crimes in California.  
4/28/17
"The University of Pennsylvania has selected Wendell Pritchett, a native Philadelphian, a law and education professor, and a former chancellor of Rutgers-Camden, as its next provost."
4/19/17
Apply today for Stoneleigh's full-time, paid internship this summer to help us plan our tenth anniversary, prepare for a new visual identity and website, and ramp up our communications and information management efforts!
4/10/17
On Friday, April 7th, Ted Corbin and Healing Hurt People received the Professional Innovation in Victim Services Award from the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime.  Since 2007, their program has gone above and beyond to provide extraordinary services to victims of gun violence.
4/3/17
On Jan. 21, hundreds of thousands of women gathered in Washington and other cities to send the message that “women’s rights are human rights.” The broad agenda for the marches included issues as disparate as LGBT rights, immigration reform, pay equality and even environmental protection.  Though very different, all were issues we have come to expect to see appended to a gender equality agenda. What we don’t often hear on the national stage is a call for broad reform of how women and girls are treated in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.