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    Juvenile Law Center

    Juvenile Law Center

     

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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...https://www.jlc.org

    ...1315 WALNUT ST STE 400
    Philadelphia PA 19107-4705

    215-625-0551


    Philadelphia PA | IRS ruling year: 1975 | EIN: 23-1976386  

     

    Juvenile Law Center fights for rights, dignity, equity, and opportunity for youth. We work to reduce the harm of the child welfare and justice systems, limit their reach, and ultimately abolish them so all young people can thrive.

    Founded in 1975, Juvenile Law Center was the first nonprofit, public interest law firm for children in the country. As an advocacy organization we now use multiple approaches to accomplish our mission: legal advocacy, policy advocacy, youth-led advocacy, and strategic communications.

    Our strategies are interconnected. We pair impact litigation with policy advocacy and community organizing to push for lasting and transformative change. Our policy agenda is informed by-and often conducted in collaboration with-youth, family members, and grassroots partners. Our youth advocacy campaigns respond to legal and policy opportunities in the field. In all our work, we seek out strategic communications opportunities to enhance the work and to shape public opinion.

     


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 87%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Juvenile Law Center is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Accountability & Finance

     

    Juvenile Law Center has earned a 87% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
      
    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    Governance
    Policies
    Transparency

    Financial Metrics
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 5.60% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 1.35 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.16 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 13.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 13.40% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 72.50% - 6.42/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -2.11% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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