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Entries by David Chura from 09/2012

The Harm We Do: Kids in Solitary Confinement

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Crime

When most Americans hear the familiar constitutional phrase "cruel and unusual punishment" they can tell you what it means, at least to them. Putting juvenile offenders in solitary confinement is high on my list of "cruel and unusual punishment."

The High Stakes of Child Poverty

| Posted 09.21.2012 | Impact

I met Amber at a tutoring program for inner city children. It was 1966, my senior year in high school, and the war on poverty was on, a war we've failed to win.