Thursday, January 22, 2015

NEW CAMPAIGN SEEKS TO SHARPLY REDUCE YOUTH INCARCERATION

http://jjie.org/new-campaign-seeks-to-sharply-reduce-youth-incarceration/

EXCERPT, please read and share FULL article

"Ryan also pointed to recent research showing adolescents’ brains are not fully developed and showing youths are more susceptible than adults to peer pressure, more impulsive, more likely to take risks, less likely to consider long-term consequences — and thus less culpable. But the research also shows youths are amenable to rehabilitation......."
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Seeking out better ways to help guide youth in becoming productive member of society.
We all make mistakes in our lives, the children should NOT have to pay for their "mistakes" with their very "lives"
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Posted for public awareness

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