From understaffing to suicides, youth are underserved in the juvenile justice system. The Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland, Maine, has deep roots — 165-year-old ones. The center’s first iteration was the Boys Training Centre in 1853, when it functioned as a rehabilitation facility for young male offenders. In 1976 it rebranded as
Grand St. Settlement is a social services organization in New York that focuses on empowerment, support, and advocacy. In operation since 1916, Grand St. serves thousands of New Yorkers through child and family centers, education, and skills-based programs. In November 2017, Grand St. Settlement announced a bold — and tasty — new venture: GrandLo Café.