With the end of the year fast approaching, we are excited to end 2017 on a high note. In the last few months, the Youth First team worked with local activists and community members in multiple states, making important progress and launching new efforts. We were inspired by all of you who shared your time 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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Thankful for Your Hard Work There’s a lot to be thankful for this week. The Youth First team is thankful for the hard work and dedication we’ve seen this year from youth justice advocates in Wisconsin, Virginia, New Jersey, Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, California, and all across the country. Your hard work is creating a more Read More
On behalf of the Youth First Initiative, I’m thrilled to announce that Hernan Carvente has joined the team as the National Youth Partnership Strategist. In this role, Hernan will manage the Youth First Youth Leaders Network (YFYL), a group of youth and young adult activists, ages 15 to 28, who are interested in helping to Read More