Thursday, July 14, 2011

Change status quo for juvenile offenders

http://www.dailynewstranscript.com/opinion/columnists/x1498055061/Spilka-and-Donato-Change-status-quo-for-juvenile-offenders#axzz1S5JVNtkN

(Excerpt) PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE, SO IMPORTANT TO ALL....

Time and time again, we heard powerful testimony urging us that children should not have to go to court, that they should have access to necessary services without entering the juvenile justice system, and that a focus needs to be placed on helping children and their families, not just addressing their behavior. Their voices have been strong and they have been heard.

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