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New York Governor Signs Legislation Barring Arrest of Children Younger than 12
Legislation signed into law by New York’s governor will bar the arrest of most children younger than 12 years old, a move pushed for years by advocates decrying the state’s overly punitive justice system.
Justice Department: Youths’ Constitutional Rights Violated at Connecticut-run Lockup
A two-year federal probe has uncovered evidence that residents of a state-run juvenile lockup in Connecticut were improperly punished with solitary confinement and systematically deprived of mental health services and schooling.
The Best of The Imprint Weekly Podcast, 2021 Edition
We had some amazing guests join us on The Imprint Weekly Podcast this year, and we reviewed the entire 2021 archive to bring you clips from some of the very best!
Before Labeling Children as “Delinquent,” Consider Their Pasts
The juvenile justice system targets youth of color in foster care with labels like “delinquent” without knowing their full histories, writes Lino Peña-Martinez.
“Kids Are Not a Priority Until They’re a Problem”
On this week’s episode, we discuss California’s looming foster care cliff for older youth, obesity-as-neglect in Pennsylvania, and the passing of a major figure in international adoption.
New Round of COVID-19 Infections Hits California Youth Prisons
How One Organization Cultivates Courage to Dream Beyond Bars
The organization Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, or CURYJ, has been transforming lives in East Oakland for over a decade.
UNICEF Calls for End to Juvenile Detention
One of the world’s best-known social welfare organizations, UNICEF, released two reports to make the case for nations to stop incarcerating children.