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Dr. Pennell featured in report on Restorative Justice
On February 5, CQ Researcher published an in-depth report on restorative justice investigating whether the framework can help victims and rehabilitate criminals. [...]
Youth partner trainer Marcella Middleton wins WRAL's Living the Legacy Award
The center’s youth partner trainer Marcella Middleton was awarded WRAL’s Living The Legacy award for 2016. She will appear on WRAL news on Friday, February 12 at 5:50 pm and 10:30 […]
New On-Demand Online Training about LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care
The center is pleased to announce the release of a new on-demand online training: Learning to Support, Include, & Empower Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, and Questioning Youth in Substitute Care. [...]
The Center Has New Offices at Hunt Library
Image source: We are pleased to announce that the center has three new offices in the Chancellor’s Suite at James B. Hunt Jr. Library. [...]

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