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Juvenile Prisons

How You Can Help Stop Children From Being Placed In Adult Prisons

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

It's no exaggeration to say that when teenagers are placed in adult prison, horror results. Huffington Post reporter Dana Liebelson investigated the o...

Huffington Issue 73: Youth Prisons, Neil Patrick Harris And More

Posted 10.28.2013 | Business

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we present a powerful investigative feature, six months in the making, that chronicles how a private yout...

Teen Suicides In Illinois' Juvenile Prisons Expose Safety Gaps

Chicago Tribune | Steve Mills and Louise Kiernan, Tribune Reporters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sometime before 3:09 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2009, Jamal Miller began to tear the bedsheet in his room at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles. The st...

Juvenile Prisons May Lose Their Only College Courses

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The only college-level classes offered in Illinois' youth prisons may soon get cut. That's because the state is so far behind in bills owed to the com...