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Citing Costs, California Gov. Gavin Newsom Nixes Child Welfare Reforms, Signs on to Juvenile Bill of Rights
Read The Imprint’s round-up of child welfare and juvenile justice-related legislation signed and vetoed by California’s Democratic governor. At the end of this year’s legislative session, child welfare advocates in California sensed a dispiriting refrain from Gov.
After Prison, He Became a Poodle Professional
After picking up drawing while incarcerated as a young man, Mikhail “Mick” Williams ventured into a new medium when he got out: dog grooming.
Leaders Emerge from a Washington State Youth Prison, Urging a More Just and Safe World
Four young men incarcerated in a Washington state youth prison are working to ensure future generations don't face decades-long sentences.
Episode 100! Biden’s Juvenile Justice Agenda with Liz Ryan
On our 100th episode of The Imprint Weekly Podcast, we discuss a raft of new youth-related legislation introduced by Congress, moving teens to one of America’s largest adult prisons, and a new investment in adoption training.
Upstate NY Gallery Displays Artwork by Young Women and Trans Artists in Detention
An art exhibit in Catskill, New York shows work by three teens incarcerated at Brookwood Secure Center for Youth.
A Frank Conversation with a Judge on the Juvenile Justice Bench in New York
Serving Erie County, New York in the Youth Part and Family Court, Judge Brenda Freedman discusses her career path and changes to the juvenile justice system.
Youth Activists Rally to Support Girls and Young Women Abused in Detention
Closing the Book on “Kids for Cash”
On this week’s podcast we discuss developments in the legal battles over access to gender-affirming care for youth, the U.N.’s critique of American child welfare laws, and problems with the planned closure of California’s state-run youth prisons.
California Juvenile Justice Bills Head to Governor’s Desk
California Gov. Gavin Newsom will soon decide on a sweeping plan to curtail the use of probation supervision, a new bill of rights for youth in juvenile detention and limits on how police can interrogate minors.