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Kids On Hook For Limitless Sums After Crimes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.15.2014 | Teen
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

This story is part of Double Charged, a special report on the U.S. juvenile justice system produced by Youth Radio. Ricky Brum standing near the sco...

Lead Juvenile Justice Expert Says State Facilities Should Stay Open

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo  For more than thirty years, it's been Barry Krisberg's priority to fight for reforms in California's state juvenile correction...

Is California Juvenile Correction So Bad? Bill Sessa Says, No.

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo In 2005, California's juvenile prison system got a face lift. The name changed from CYA, short for California Youth Authority, to t...

Forgiveness: Finding the Gift in the Wound

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 04.30.2012 | Crime
Marina Cantacuzino

"Who is the enemy?" asks Azim, "the 14-year-old who killed my son or societal forces that forced Tony to join a gang? There were victims at both ends of the gun."

D.C.'s Juvenile Justice System Sees Real Change

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo In Washington D.C., the...

Michelle Alexander And Dr. Vincent Harding Visit Manual High School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"How many of you know someone who has been killed in gang violence?" Denver teacher and self-awareness coach Ra Maat asks an auditorium half-filled wi...