Michael Pope

  • Hosted by Youth Represent
  • Sponsored by The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Service location New York, New York
  • Law school Brooklyn Law School
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Civil Rights/Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice Reform
  • Fellowship class year 2010
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Indigent youth reentering society after a criminal conviction face an overwhelming number of legal challenges. They can be suspended from school, evicted from public housing, and discriminated against during employment. With no right to counsel after conviction, they face these challenges alone. This fellowship establishes the “Community Youth Reentry Project” to provide legal representation for youth during this essential time. The project will provide youth with unique and holistic support to successfully transition from courthouse to community.

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Mike Pope Named Executive Director of Youth Represent

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