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South Central PA Law Enforcement Leaders / PA Corrections Secretary Wetzel: “We’re The Guys You Pay Later”

May 26, 2015

The law enforcement leaders urged state lawmakers to prioritize expanded funding for high-quality pre-kindergarten to reduce the unmet need in...read more

Pre-K advocates host state senator Jake Corman at early learning center visit

May 8, 2015

Expanding access to high-quality pre-kindergarten programs is essential to school readiness, crime prevention, workforce development and future national security were...read more

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Casey Freed

Casey Freed

Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. meets with Cumberland County (PA) DA David Freed on the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

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Toomey Freed

Toomey Freed

Senator Pat Toomey and Cumberland County (PA) District Attorney David Freed talk about the importance of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act reauthorization

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Cong Youth Caucus Briefing

Cong Youth Caucus Briefing

Enfield (NH) Police Chief Richard Crate Jr., Cumberland County (PA) District Attorney David Freed and the Honorable Deborah Schumacher talk about the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act at a briefing for staff members of the US House of Representatives

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Barletta Freed

Barletta Freed

Cumberland County (PA) District Attorney David Freed talks with Congressman Lou Barletta after a meeting on the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act reauthorization

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Cumberland County (PA) District Attorney David Freed meets with Congressman Glenn Thompson on how the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act can halt the cycle of juvenile crime

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Governor Tom Wolf discusses the crime prevention and other benefits of high-quality pre-kindergarten programs during a press conference at State Correctional Institution Camp Hill on May 26, 2015. Joining him were (l to r) Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel, Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico, Lebanon County DA Dave Arnold, Cumberland County DA Dave Freed and Snyder County DA Mike Piecuch.

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Corman group mtg

Corman group mtg

PA Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman meets with pre-k advocates including State College Police Chief Tom King, Nittany Kiwanis Club President Bill Franz, and Admiral Thomas Wilson, US Navy (ret.) at St. Paul's Christian Preschool and Childcare center in State College.

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Philadelphia County DA Seth Williams, Delaware County DA Jack Whelan, Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman and Chester County DA Tom Hogan after addressing Southeast PA legislators and others at the Pre-K For PA breakfast April 29, 2015 in King of Prussia.

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Sheriff Reese pre-k2

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Lancaster County Sheriff Mark Reese, PA House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler and Lancaster County DA Craig Stedman read to Head Start children in Lancaster after discussing the benefits of high-quality pre-k.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams speaks at the podium during Oct. 16 event
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Philadelphia District Attorney says Pre-K Cuts Crime
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Northeast Penn. Leaders Support Funding for Early Ed to Steer Kids Away from Crime

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Assistant D.A., Bank Presisdent Visit with Pre-K Students

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Law Enforcement Leaders Say High-Quality Early Care and Education Helps to Reduce Crime, Lower Prison Costs

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Philadelphia Law Enforcement Leaders Say Quality Pre-K Reducs Problems With At-Risk Children

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania takes a hard look at research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and puts that information in the hands of policymakers and the general public.

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EARLY
EDUCATION

Provide additional families access to quality early learning programs proven to cut crime.

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CHILD ABUSE
AND NEGLECT

Maintain the number of at-risk parents receiving the Nurse-Family Partnership program.

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AFTER
SCHOOL

Shut down “Prime Time for Juvenile Crime” by assuring families access to youth development programs for the after-school hours.

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TROUBLED
KIDS

Provide resources to identify troubled children and teens as early as possible and provide them and their parents with the training necessary to help them avoid crime.  

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Fight Crime: Invest in Kids – Pennsylvania
105 N. Front Street, Suite 305
Harrisburg, PA 17101

P: (717) 233-1520
F: (717) 233-1976

 

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