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Underserved Youth

Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

Practical legal education is especially valuable for teenage parents, kids in the juvenile justice system, adolescents who are aging out of foster care, and other underserved populations/communities of young people.  Street Law specializes in programs and curricula that educate these young people about their rights and responsibilities under the law. 

Programs

Juvenile Justice

Street Law's juvenile justice program provides practical assistance to people teaching about law and public policy to students in the juvenile justice system. The manual is also a valuable supplement to existing law-related education, citizenship, or civics programs. Read more

Parents and the Law

The Parents and the Law program and curriculum are designed to help young parents learn practical legal information and skills to strengthen their families and prevent child abuse and neglect. Read more

Save Our Streets

Our Save Our Streets (SOS) program began in 1995 to promote diversion and to teach young people about the laws and public policies related to weapons and weapons offenses; how to safely resolve conflict without the use of weapons; and how to access community resources and work effectively with lawyers... Read more

Youth in Transition

Teams of volunteers from law firms and corporations teach young people about law and the legal system and develop in them the skills to use that knowledge to successfully transition into adulthood.  The program targets underserved youth populations—including those in foster care, the juvenile justice system, or homeless/runaway programs.... Read more

Publications
Juvenile Justice Programs

Second edition, 2006 (3-ring binder) Details

Parents and the Law

Second edition, 2004 (3-ring binder, 2-volume set) Details

Youth in Transition

Second edition, 2006 (PDFs on a flash drive) Details

Books Not Bars DVD

2003 (DVD, 23 minutes, 6 .pdf lesson plans) Details