Is the End of Juvenile Life Without Parole Near?
On this week’s episode we discuss the rebounding of child poverty rates as COVID-19 era fiscal support went away; truth and reconciliation in South Korea; and a potential Supreme Court case over gender-affirming care
Jody Kent Lavy, co-executive director of the Campaign for The Fair Sentencing of Youth, joins to discuss the history of the campaign, the push to end juvenile life without parole sentences and what comes next as more states provide a meaningful chance at freedom.
Jody Kent Lavy is co-executive director of the Campaign for The Fair Sentencing of Youth, and was the first staff person hired upon the organization’s founding in 2009. She has led the campaign for nearly 15 years, and before that served as the public policy coordinator for the ACLU National Prison Project.
Thursday, October 12 1pm PST/4pm EST: Education, Inside and Out
Join us for an online conversation about what we know, and what we’re trying when it comes to educating youth who experience incarceration. Register for free: www.imprintnews.org/webinars
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