On The Move

The Institute for Compassion has recently relocated offices. We are sad to leave our home and five year partnership with Rev. Polk and Imani Baptist Church. We will continue work on behalf of the youth of Fayette County and surrounding areas. ICJ staff is in the process of updating all our contact information and our webpage. Our new contact information […]

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The Experience of an ICJ Intern

The Institute for Compassion in Justice, ICJ, is a non-profit law firm that specializes in youth advocacy and education law. I started working for ICJ the summer after my first year of law school at the University of Kentucky College of Law. At ICJ we help youth aged 0-25 with any legal services that they need. We take many different […]

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ICJ Represented at Lexington Fatherhood Initiative Cook Out

On Saturday June 17th, the ICJ set up a table at the Lexington Fatherhood Initiative’s Father’s Day Cookout held at Douglass Park. There were other tables and tents, live musical performances, clowns and mascots and many organizations and families there to celebrate Father’s Day. Our goal at the cookout was to inform parents about the rights that their children have […]

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My First Week at ICJ

The Institute for Compassion in Justice is committed to ensuring that children and their families are protected from the racial injustice and systematic oppression that exists in low-income communities. The need for protection in Kentucky is made evident by the cases that are handled by the institute. In many of these cases, there are blatant examples of tactics practiced by […]

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