With spring legislative sessions heating up and summer sessions just around the corner, there’s no time to rest in the fight for youth justice reform. In case you missed it: Last month, we were excited to release a short 8 minute film on the extreme racial disparities that exist in our juvenile justice system, “Jim Read More
Our country’s system of youth incarceration is unjust, ineffective and costly. The overwhelming evidence shows that alternatives to youth prisons are more fair, more safe, and more economically sound.
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MILWAUKEE – Youth Justice Milwaukee co-founders Sharlen Moore and Jeffery Roman released the following statement after the Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill that would close the terrible Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prison, yet allow counties to build their own youth prisons: “Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake needs to close – there is no doubt about that. But in its place, Read More
Milwaukee, WI – Youth Justice Milwaukee co-founders Sharlen Moore and Jeffery Roman released the following statement on the legislation recently approved by the Assembly Committee on Corrections on the Wisconsin juvenile justice system and closing the terrible youth prison, Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake: “Youth Justice Milwaukee opposes the legislation under consideration in the State Read More