Caring for Misfits

By Elsie Levy Pfaelzer

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), January 1, 1914

The author describes the operations and creation of the Juvenile Aid Society by the Young Women's Union of Philadelphia in order to support the juvenile justice system and aid Jewish juenile offenders. It is entirely composed of women, and in addition to its work with the juvenile justice apparatus, it works to help needy and at risk families, places and follows orphans in foster homes and running programs in schools with large Jewish populations. In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:6, ed. Lee F. Frankel.

Topic: Youth, Social Services, Crime

Page Number(s): 7-9

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Genre: Newsletter

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Pfaelzer, Elsie Levy . Caring for Misfits. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1 January 1914: 7-9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3176


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