Author Archives: Lauae Wolfe

Lauae Wolfe

About Lauae Wolfe

Former Director of Human Resources, single mother of 3, full-time law student, former refugee ESL teacher.

Make your voice heard!

Make your voice heard! County Judge Lina Hidalgo is holding a community-wide series of events to hear from residents on issues that matter to you. This weekend they will be at the University of Houston discussing criminal and juvenile justice. Free breakfast and lunch, interpretation, and childcare will be provided. Learn more and register for […]

Weekly Roundup – Kerstin Sheehan

Thousands of Immigrant Children Said They Were Sexually Abused in U.S. Detention Centers In February, the New York Times published a story about the federal government receiving over 4,500 complaints during a four-year period regarding sexual abuse of immigrant children who were being detained at government-funded detention facilities. Read More. Controversy Over Charging Children as […]

Weekly Roundup: Teens and children taking charge and making change

Unvaccinated teens are fact-checking their parents — and trying to get shots on their own: In February the Washington Post published a story about unvaccinated teens taking charge of their own health by researching vaccinations their parents failed to provide them. One great example that including teens and our children in the discussions that affect […]

Happy Holidays for the Children in the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center

  This holiday season, approximately 230 children spent Christmas, Hanukkah, and other respective holidays away from family and friends. This year, though, the normally cheerless surrounding of the  Harris County Juvenile Detention Center was brightened by the effective efforts of local organizations and donors to supply special holiday stocking stuffers for the kids  to arrange into “gifts” to give each […]

Weekly Roundup – Boston Battling Homelessness: As we bundle up kids in jackets and mittens this winter, Boston is making changes to bring more of their youth in from the cold. By: Lauae Wolfe

  Transitional housing with around the clock supervision The best of both worlds, youth in Boston now have the opportunity to live at Liberty house, a new transitional housing for homeless youth. Boston is addressing the reported 360 youth and young adults living in temporary shelters across their city, providing an option where “[t]hey can […]

Paving the way for great changes in Juvenile Justice – CCLP Lunch Talk 2018

<ahref=”https://uh.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/e3950d287b5041c9a6b8355bd88b40351d”>https://uh.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/e3950d287b5041c9a6b8355bd88b40351d The Center for Children and the Law, Criminal Law Association at the University of Houston Law Center, and the American Constitutional Society presented Dr. Joe Janes, Dr. Aaron Brown, and Professor Anthony Charles from the Hillary Clinton School of Law at Swansea University (Wales) at a seminar lunch where they shared exciting advancements being studied at […]

Weekly Roundup – Navigating our children around “Fake News,” a look into a 2-year immigrant’s day in court, and underserved, hungry children. By: Lauae Wolfe

  Fake news, mudslinging and more: How to help kids navigate a contentious political climate: After a study that found “[y]outh must learn how to judge the credibility of online information and how to find divergent views on varied issues,” this Washington Post article provides practical advice for children of varied ages. The news and […]

Getting it Right for children using data to target Gaps in due process, with a focus on: Arizona: Bringing Gault Home, An Assessment of Access to and Quality of Juvenile Defense Counsel

The Center for Children, Law, & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center hosted a 50th-year anniversary for Gault more than a year ago, celebrating the game changing United Supreme Court case that “affirm[ed] children’s constitutional right to due process.” The Gault case began in Arizona, and the National Juvenile Devender Center (“NJDC”) also […]

Weekly Roudup

Can Children and Youth Change the World? Younger Protesters are Certainly Ready to Try… Starting with Gun Legislation. The 11-year old Inspiring a Nation with her “March for our Lives” speech: When high school students organized marches across the country, led by the survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, for action in gun regulation, […]