The Sentencing Project released a report that finds a large portion of people sentenced to die in prison were emerging adults 25 and younger when sentenced to life without parole (LWOP), despite irrefutable evidence that their younger age contributes to … Continued
Thank you for supporting the Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act (SICAA)! SICAA will be formally introduced by bi-partisan bill sponsors, Paris Hilton, and other institutional abuse survivors this Thursday 4/27 at 2:15pm ET at the Senate Swamp on the Capitol … Continued
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In preparation for Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the 988 Lifeline Team has uploaded many new shareables to our 988 Partner Toolkit. Social media shareables focus on youth and adult suicide warning signs, how to be a lifeline, self-care … Continued
by The Annie E. Casey Foundation: https://www.aecf.org/blog/reviewing-the-evidence-how-youth-incarceration-undermines-public-safety Explains the issues with incarceration and the ways it affects a youth in their daily lives. Also discusses ways to reduce the incarnation of youths. Read the article HERE.
By Richard Mendel: The article argues that incarceration is ineffective in reducing crime and ineffective in reforming juveniles. List the reasons why incarceration does more harm to juveniles than reform as well as ways to tackle this issue. Read the … Continued
By metrostaff : The New Jersey Attorney General announced new strategies and programs to help interactions with juveniles and any youth that are likely to commit crime. This provides conversations on mental health, alternative ways to arrest a youth, role-playing … Continued
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New Jersey Parents Caucus participates in Outdoor Outreach Event in Orange.
Reaching Families in Rural Areas to SupportAccess to Medicaid and CHIP No matter where you live, having access to health coverage is critical to good health. An estimated 13.4 million children under the age of 18 live in rural areas … Continued