(Elizabeth, New Jersey) – According to a new brief by the New Jersey Parents’ Caucus (NJPC), the mental health illnesses of youth held in solitary confinement in New Jersey’s adult prisons become more severe overtime. The brief includes survey data … Continued
From: Alexandra Staropoli, Esq. | Policy Manager, New Jersey Drug Policy Alliance http://www.drugpolicy.org/ I am excited to share with you a new report (Executive Summary attached) by the Drug Policy Alliance, From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization, that demonstrates how and … Continued
From the New Jersey Herald: FRANKLIN – Sometimes, through tragedy, opportunity presents itself. That is exactly the case for a pair of Sussex County mothers who after losing their sons came together to plan a walk to “change the face … Continued
“Shackling Juvenile Offenders Can Do Permanent Damage to Our Kids”,op-ed in The Washington Post.
Ella Fitzgerald in Youth Prison – Colorlines, Nov. 12, 2014