Buffalo Community and Police Come Together to Protect Children Experiencing Parent’s Arrest
Officers in the Buffalo, New York, Police Department who arrest parents are now expected “to minimize trauma experienced by a child.”
Top Stories of 2022: New Approaches and Second Chances
In 2022, The Imprint covered innovative community approaches to curbing youth violence, from California to New York.
Buffalo Students Voice Concerns Over Suspensions in a Restorative Justice Circle
Buffalo, New York students spoke candidly on suspensions and how school norms make them feel in a recent restorative justice circle.
On Buffalo Streets, Outreach Workers Push for Freedom from Violence
The nonprofit SNUG helps prevent community violence and promote healing by working directly with young people.
A Call for Black Joy
Kenyon Lee Whitman urges Black people to seek moments of joy In the aftermath of yet another racist tragedy in America.
As Buffalo Home Visitors Face Layoffs, Early Childhood Advocates Urge Statewide Investment
First-time mom Engracia Sampaio-Dunn was thrilled to learn she could receive weekly home visits to help guide her through her pregnancy and motherhood.
‘There’s No Magic in Turning 21:’ New York Legislators Are the Last Hope for Young Adults in Foster Care
After earlier pleas to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) went unanswered, advocates for young adults in foster care are urging support for legislation that would extend housing and financial support beyond the current age limit of 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teen Arrests Are Falling Sharply Across New York This Year, After Cuomo’s Justice Reform
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Raise the Age (RTA) reform law was intended to overhaul the justice system for 16- and 17-year-olds charged with crimes — mandating a new, rehabilitation-focused network of detention facilities, court rooms and punishments for teens who are arrested.
Say Yes, Growing College Access Program, Gets Boost from Wallace Foundation
Say Yes To Education, a nonprofit with chapters in six northeast cities that is dedicated to increasing high school and college graduation rates for students in urban school districts, will expand its program in Upstate New York, and has added 11 new colleges to its Higher Education Compact.