Civic and Community Engagement

After abuses at residential facilities, Philly to create new youth ombudsperson office

Philadelphia will create a new youth ombudsperson office designed to advocate for vulnerable children and teens in group homes and other residential facilities. The new office, housed within the Inspector General’s office, will have subpoena powers and a small staff able to independently investigate anonymous complaints on behalf of youths and families. | From: WHYY (Read more.)