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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Juvenile Law Center

Advancing the rights and well-being of children in jeopardy

four stars

93.51

1315 Walnut Street 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel: (800) 875-8887   Web Site
EIN: 23-1976386

Board Leadership
Barry L. Zubrow
President

CEO
Susan Vivian Mangold
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.51 four stars
  Financial 91.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Juvenile Law Center plays a leadership role nationally and in Pennsylvania in shaping and using the law on behalf of children in the child welfare and justice systems to promote fairness, prevent harm, secure access to appropriate services, and ensure a smooth transition from adolescence to adulthood. Most of the youth on whose behalf we work are between 10 and 21 years of age and are among society's most vulnerable—most likely to be mislabeled, ignored, harmed, or scarred for life by systems that are supposed to help them. We work to protect and advance children's rights in courts, legislatures, and executive agencies. Our strategies include litigation, appellate advocacy and submission of amicus (friend-of-the-court) briefs, policy reform, public education, training, and strategic communications.

Juvenile Law Center plays a leadership role nationally and in Pennsylvania in shaping and using the law on behalf of children in the child welfare and justice systems to promote fairness, prevent harm, secure access to appropriate services, and ensure a smooth transition from adolescence to adulthood. Most of the youth on whose behalf we work are between 10 and 21 years of age and are among society's most vulnerable—most likely to be mislabeled, ignored, harmed, or scarred for life by systems that are supposed to help them. We work to protect and advance children's rights in courts, legislatures, and executive agencies. Our strategies include litigation, appellate advocacy and submission of amicus (friend-of-the-court) briefs, policy reform, public education, training, and strategic communications.

Financial

four stars

91.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.78
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Juvenile Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Juvenile Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Juvenile Law Center (PA) 93.51 four stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 90.88 four stars
Young America's Foundation (VA) 97.09 four stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 88.92 three stars
Advocates International (VA) 95.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,769,158
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $184,406
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,953,564
   Program Service Revenue $1,635
Total Primary Revenue $3,955,199
   Other Revenue $125,203
TOTAL REVENUE $4,080,402
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,645,299
   Administrative Expenses $492,869
   Fundraising Expenses $481,956
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,620,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $460,278
   
Net Assets $6,857,074

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Juvenile Law Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 09/01/2018 93.51 four stars
2016-08 07/01/2017 91.55 four stars
2015-08 05/01/2017 84.26 three stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 81.88 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.75 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 76.71 two stars
2013-08 08/01/2014 86.20 three stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 83.41 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-1976386
Name in IRS Master File JUVENILE LAW CENTER
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (460) Public interest litigation activities
(462) Legal aid to indigents
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,825 5.05% Susan V. Mangold Executive Director

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Juvenile Law Center (PA) 93.51 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Juvenile Law Center
1315 Walnut Street
4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel: (800) 875-8887
fax: (215) 625-2808
EIN: 23-1976386

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Board Leadership

Barry L. Zubrow
President

CEO

Susan Vivian Mangold
Executive Director

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