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Juvenile Law Center is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Leadership Prize. The Leadership Prize recognizes outstanding work on behalf of youth in the child welfare or justice systems by nominees of any profession – law, government, the arts, media, entertainment, sports or any other field.

Recipients of the Leadership Prize are leading lights in the field whose inspirational careers have served as beacons for the next generation of advocates. Their work has substantially improved the lives of our most vulnerable youth. Awardees have changed the field of children’s rights through a lifetime of work on behalf of youth in the child welfare or justice systems or through a landmark contribution with enduring significance.


Nominations must be submitted via email to using this nomination e-form. Please attach a resume and two letters of endorsement/recommendation. A bio statement, not to exceed 500 words, may be submitted in lieu of a resume.

The deadline for submission of nominations is November 10, 2017. To be considered, all nominations must be submitted electronically on or before the deadline. Please send any questions about the nomination process to

Please see the Juvenile Law Center’s website for more information!