The S.C. Bar LRE Division also serves as the state coordinator for the Youth for Justice (YFJ) Program, the national coordinated law related education project. With support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) of the United States Department of Justice. YFJ's five national organizations and state programs offer a variety of LRE programs and activities. The five cooperating national LRE organizations
- Develop curriculum and instructional materials
- Support a national network of state and local leaders representing every state
- Provide professional staff development for educators, lawyers and juvenile justice professionals
- Conduct programs for students, and
- Prepare community volunteers as co-instructors and co-leaders in classrooms and community activities for youth
The five national partners are: the American Bar Association's Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship (ABA/YEFC), Street Law, Inc., the Center for Civic Education, the Constitutional Rights Foundation (Chicago and Los Angeles) and Phi Alpha Delta Public Service Center (PAD-PSC).
To request more information or to register for a training, please see the 2008 Training Catalog, or contact the LRE Division at 803-252-5139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.