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Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court

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Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court offers programs to support families and youth transitioning through the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Whether through our Court Appointed Special Advocate program, our Community Service Program, or helping defray the costs of transportation for families, our goal is clear: support families within the Portsmouth Juvenile Court system. Read More

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The Impact of the Pandemic on Students

The Impact of the Pandemic on Students

 According to the educational researchers with McKinsey & Company, “the impact of the pandemic on K–12 student learning was significant, leaving students on average five months behind in mathematics and four months behind in reading by the end of the school...

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Addressing the Epidemic of Community Violence

Addressing the Epidemic of Community Violence

The COVID-19 epidemic may be winding down, but the epidemic of community violence shows no sign of slowing. In some US cities, the dramatic uptick in community violence generated by the shut-down is continuing. There are predictions of a deadly summer ahead. We define...

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