Public Welfare Foundation
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The Public Welfare Foundation has announced close to $4 million in new grants. The DC based Foundation funds programs that address: worker’s rights, criminal justice and juvenile justice. This quarter, juvenile justice programs received $670,000 collectively to support organizations in San Francisco and New York.
The Correctional Association of New York received $350,000 over 2 years. The grant will support The Juvenile Justice Project (JJP). The JJP uses advocacy, youth leadership development and coalition work to support the transformation of the juvenile justice system. The JJP promotes a shift towards a less-punitive system and one in which the principles of positive youth development are utilized.
Legal Services for Children in San Francisco, received $320,00 over 2 years. The organization provides free legal assistance to undocumented immigrants under the age of 21. The grant will be used to support the organization’s efforts to promote the fair and equitable treatment of non-citizen youth, by juvenile justice systems. The organization is working in conjunction with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.
Judith Fenlon manages the Money and Business section of The Imprint