Raising the Floor on Prosecuting Youth
On this week’s podcast we discuss a multi-million dollar jury award in a “hidden foster care” case; a bill to offer employers a tax credit to hire current or former foster youth; another state moves to protect faith-based discrimination; and the New York mayoral candidates talk child welfare.
Ricky Watson, executive director of the National Juvenile Justice Network, joins us to discuss local and national efforts to establish a minimum age for arresting and processing youth.
AP: N.C. County Illegally Removed Kids from Homes
Verdict: Federal jury awards millions to daughter, father separated by Cherokee County DSS
Tax Incentive to Hire Foster Youth Back in Congress
We Asked the New York City Mayoral Candidates About the High-Stakes Child Welfare System. Here’s What They Said.
Still Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Low-Income Youth: Year Up’s Longer-Term Impacts
Juvenile Arrests in 2019 Continued Long Downward Trend
Raising Our Standards by Raising the Minimum Age