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Welcome to U R BOSS!

U R Boss is a project led by young people for young people that is part of the Howard League for Penal Reform.

U R Boss has supported young people in the criminal justice system to secure their legal rights and to have an impact on policy, practice and the services that affect them.

Hear from our Young Advisors about the campaigns, activities, opinion piecesresources for professionals and guides to legal rights that were produced as part of the project. 

The Big Lottery Fund

The Howard League for Penal Reform is delighted to have received a national grant from the Big Lottery Fund and its Reaching Communities programme.

A grant for £450,000 has been awarded to the charity over a three-year period, supporting the legal advice and youth participation work that the Howard League offers to children and young people in the criminal justice system.

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