Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

ALERT~~Children as young as 7 can be sent to adult criminal justice system


"Being Smart on Crime and Sentencing Youths to Adult Court Are Totally Different"

"Did you know that in nearly half of the states in the U.S., children as young as age 7 can be sent to the adult criminal justice system?"

Thanks to Campaign for Youth Justice organization.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Making a difference in "juvenile justice"~~ A MUST READ


The Tow Foundation focuses on Connecticut organizations that work to change how courts treat young people and that help youths stay out of trouble, its executive director says.

By Emily Tow Jackson, The Chronicle of Philanthropy / April 5, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Criminalization of children.......A VIDEO MUST SEE


Just Kids Maryland shared a link via Juvenile-in-Justice.
"We lead the world in the criminalization of children-- more than 300,000 come through our court system every year. The cost to taxpayers: more than $5 billion dollars a year. The emotional cost to teens: incalculable."

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