Getting to Zero

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WASHINGTON (Aug. 28, 2018) — With adult jails housing an increasing number of state prisoners, and the population within juvenile detention facilities shrinking, now is the time to reassess the way youth prosecuted as adults are incarcerated in America.  An overwhelming … Continued

NJPC New Jersey Youth Justice Initiative (NJYJI)

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NJPC New Jersey Youth Justice Initiative (NJYJI) is a grassroots family and youth-driven justice program, which seeks to improve outcomes for justice-involved youth and ensure leadership opportunities for youth and family members on all levels of decision making. NJYJI represents … Continued

Am I Going to Die in Prison?

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By Jamal Lewis, New Jersey Parents’ Caucus “Am I going to die in prison?”  I was arrested and charged with committing my offenses at the age of 16. I was transferred into the adult criminal justice system at the age … Continued

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