Founded in 1998 with a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, the JJC provides legal representation, social services and education advocacy for youth in the juvenile justice system. In the last decade, the Center has emerged as a major source of legal support, technical assistance and policy leadership in the juvenile justice arena, both in
Congressman Lynch said, “"This federal funding is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of President David Sargent, the faculty, staff and students at
“On behalf of
Earlier this year, at the request of
Congressman Lynch pledged to work with Senators Kennedy and Kerry to protect funding levels throughout the process. "We are extremely fortunate to have Senators Ted Kennedy and John Kerry going to bat for us in the Senate,” said Congressman Lynch.