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For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts programming helps keep them off the streets and provides access to needed enrichment. Can it lower crime rates too?

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

 

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7/17
Remake Learning
For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts...
7/16
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.
For some youth, reauthorizing the JJDPA will mean the...
7/15
September marks the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile...
7/10
Campaign for Youth Justice
This week, Senator Cory Booker  (D-NJ) and...
6/23
National Council for Behavioral Health
Pride Month celebrations across the country are more...

from the field

5/6
National Network for Youth
What do the new proposed regulations for the Runaway...
4/14
US Department of Education
On April 21, the Department of Education, the Office...
4/1
Annie E. Casey Foundation
This KIDS COUNT policy report from the Annie E. Casey...
4/1
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
On April 1, 2014, the National Council on Crime and...

action alerts

5/27
Act 4 Juvenile Justice
On June 5, the Senate Appropriations Committee is...
12/19
The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Add your voice to tell the world that you believe in...
12/5
Citizens' Committee for Children
Governor Cuomo has already spearheaded numerous...
10/23
The National Crittenton Foundation
Join juvenile justice allies to support girls in the...

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