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Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY)

Justice for Children and Youth is a legal aid clinic focused on providing representation, legal education and policy advocacy for local children and youth living in low-income households. Since 1978, the organization has been empowering children and youth through fair and equal access to legal, educational, medical and social resources.

Total Giving: $30,000 three-year grant

Executive Director: Mary Birdsell
SVP Lead Partner: Denise Zarn and Steve White

“Social Venture Partners was impressed by the innovative programs that JFCY have developed to address the legal challenges faced by youth. The strong leadership team and board were key factors in JFCY’s selection by SVP Toronto partners.” said Annette Heatherington, Director, SVP Toronto.

Check out JFCY: http://www.jfcy.org/