U R Boss was a project led by young people for young people that was part of the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Launched in 2009, U R Boss was funded by the Big Lottery for a period of five years and 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.
While the U R Boss project ended in July 2014, the Howard League continues to work with young people through our legal service and participation work. In spring 2015 a grant for £450,000 was awarded to the charity to fund 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.
Visit the Howard League website for details of the work we are now doing.
Hear from our Young Advisors about the campaigns, activities, opinion pieces, resources for professionals and guides to legal rights that were produced as part of the project.