Format: 2015-03-30
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Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in fair sentencing and want to see reform in the ways we hold children accountable when they commit serious crimes.
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Campaign strategies Liz Ryan explains the three reasons why new regulations are needed for the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act.
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We know from the data that racial and ethnic disparities remain a problem throughout the juvenile justice system. Why do these disparities persist and what can we ...
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As part of the First to Finish College series, the transition from college to career means leaving another home and moving on to an unfamiliar world.
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Anna Wong at the W. Haywood Burns Institute explains how the JJDPA bill is improving racial disparities within incarceration rates.
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Josh Rovner explains the startling disparities between how frequently black and white teenagers encounter the juvenile justice system.
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A young member of the National Council of Young Leaders shares his thoughts on My Brother’s Keeper, a new federal initiative to support young men of color.
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In New York and San Francisco, a nonprofit is quietly helping thousands of first-generation college students finish college and start promising careers.    
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In a room full of friends, peers, and supporters, 19 talented YouthBuild members came together as one to celebrate their work growth with YouthBuild USA. This year ...
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SparkAction and Demo’s First to Finish College team spoke with several experts working with first gens to discuss what they felt was critical to ensure a ...
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For National Crime Victim's Right Week, Benjamin Chambers at the National Juvenile Justice Network talks about the pervasiveness of racial disparities in both the ...
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First gens and experts share supports and advice to ease the transition from college to the workforce...
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Transitioning from college to career brings difficult decisions for any young person, but especially for a first-generation student. Here’s a look at the tools ...