Public Welfare Foundation: Grants Awarded, Sept. 2013

Public Welfare Foundation

  • Working America Education Fund, Washington, $300,000 to persuade policymakers to address priorities of working families.
  • Barry University, Miami, $150,000 to coordinate litigation challenging prosecution of youth in adult courts.
  • Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, Washington, $320,000 to support efforts to end juvenile life without parole sentencing in the United States.
  • Community Connections for Youth, New York, $250,000 to support training and assistance for community-led efforts to reduce racial disparities in juvenile justice systems.
  • Georgetown University, Washington, $300,000 to support the Juvenile Justice Leadership Network and the Public Information Officer Learning Collaborative.
  • National Indian Child Welfare Association, Portland, Ore. to produce and disseminate a report on effective ways to reduce the over-representation of Native American youth in juvenile justice systems.

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