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In New York, a community-based nonprofit offers performing arts as therapy to girls placed in the Brentwood Residential Center, a juvenile facility for low-level offenders.
By Michael Fitzgerald
The minimum-security Red Hook Residential Center for boys in Dutchess County, New York, is now slated for closure. Credit: New York Office of Children and Family Services
Amid a long-running national campaign to keep children out of locked detention centers, the New York state government this week finalized plans to shutter two of its juvenile facilities.