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Improving Practice and Outcomes for LGBTQI Youth

On June 11 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar on Improving Practice and Outcomes for LGBTQI Youth. The webinar will include the following panel members: Samantha A. Wilson, Youth and…
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Positive Youth Outcomes Committee LGBTQI Overview and Call to Action

On June 3 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar - LGBTQI Introductory Overview and Call to Action Shannon Wilber, Esq., Youth Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights along…
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FREE Webinar: Improving Practice and Outcomes for LGBTQI Youth

On June 11 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar on Improving Practice and Outcomes for LGBTQI Youth. The webinar will include the following panel members: Samantha A. Wilson, Youth and Staff…
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FREE Webinar: Positive Youth Outcomes Committee LGBTQI Overview and Call to Action

On June 3 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (EST) CJCA's Positive Youth Outcomes Committee will host a webinar - LGBTQI Introductory Overview and Call to Action Shannon Wilber, Esq., Youth Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights along…
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Childhood Trauma and Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities

When researchers first discovered a link in the late 1990s between childhood adversity and chronic health problems later in life, the real revelation was how common those experiences were across all socioeconomic groups. But the first major…
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Study: Teens Stressed Over Discrimination Show Increased Behavioral Problems - My LA News

Teens who are worried that discrimination is on the rise show increased behavioral problems, including substance abuse and depression, according to a study released Monday by the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Read more.
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Fostered or Forgotten - Teen Vogue

As part of National Foster Care Month this past May, the Juvenile Law Center partnered with Teen Vogue to produce Fostered or Forgotten, a 12-article series focused on issues affecting youth in foster care. The power of this series reveals…
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"We the Defenders": National Association for Public Defense Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates Conference - November 26-29

"We the Defenders": National Association for Public Defense Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates Conference These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and…
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Florida School Resource Officer Fired for Racist and Anti-Gay Facebook Posts - The Orlando Sentinel

The Gainesville Police Department has fired Jason King, a school resource officer at Talbot Elementary School, for racist and homophobic posts he made on Facebook. Read more.
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LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings: Closing the Gap Between Recommended Practice and Reality

Last month, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) hosted a webinar on working with LGBTQI youths in juvenile justice settings and closing the gap between recommended practice and reality including a discussion of and development…
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FREE Webinar: LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings: Closing the Gap Between Recommended Practice and Reality

On May 15, 2018, from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (EST), Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) will host a webinar on working with LGBTQI youths in juvenile justice settings and closing the gap between recommended practice and reality…
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Intersection: First Tri-County Homeless Youth Count

As of last October, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties had 268 unaccompanied homeless youth aged 13 to 24. Read more and listen.