Three Win Leadership Prize From Juvenile Law Center

By Justine Lookenott, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange | April 23, 2019

Stoneleigh Fellow Nicole Pittman is one of three individuals receiving Juvenile Law Center’s 2019 Leadership Prize.

The Juvenile Law Center awards its Leadership Prize to those who do exceptional work in creating change for youth in the child welfare and justice systems, whether through a large contribution, a lifetime of advocating for change, or any other outstanding efforts.

“The Leadership Prize is an opportunity to recognize remarkable achievement, build the field of child advocacy and celebrate the work of Juvenile Law Center,” said Sue Mangold, the CEO of JLC, in an email.

This year, the center chose three winners who have had breakthroughs in improving the child welfare and justice systems…

“This award has come at a time when I was questioning whether my work was as impactful as it could be,” [Nicole] Pittman said. “It is validating to know I’ve made a difference. There are always bumps in the road and moments when you need to step back and see the big picture of how you are contributing. Being selected for this prestigious award made me stop and reflect on the larger arc of my career.”

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