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As ineffective behavioral policies and racial disparities increase the school-to-prison pipeline phenomenon, Lexie Pèrez-Grüber looks at better alternatives to addressing this issue. 

At 16, Sara Kruzan was sentenced to life without parole. Hear her story. From the National Center for Youth Law.

 

Rural America After the Recession
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7/29
First Focus
As ineffective behavioral policies and racial...
7/24
The Huffington Post
President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation,...
7/23
The Chronicle of Social Change
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved yet another...
7/22
American Civil Liberties Union
The best sentencing reform is keeping kids out the...
7/21
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Despite the significant progress that advocates have...

from the field

7/20
The Take Away
The way we think about justice is changing–...
7/19
YouthBuild USA
On June 24, YouthBuild USA employee, YouthBuild...
7/15
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Liz Ryan, President and CEO of Youth First! Initiative...
7/13
Juvenile Law Center
Juvenile Law Center has released two videos...
7/3
National Juvenile Justice & Deliquency Prevention Coalition
Juvenile justice systems across the United States are...

action alerts

4/22
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Enacted in 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
4/16
Families and Friends Organizing for Reform of Juvenile Justice (FORJ-MO)
Missouri is currently one of only seven states that...
6/19
Citizens' Committee for Children
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous...
5/1
The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in...

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