The Youth First Initiative is committed to supporting community campaigns to close youth prisons. Nearly 50,000 young people are struggling daily in outdated youth prisons, detention centers, and other out-of-home placements across the country. This toolkit shows step by step how you can take action and work to close youth prisons and keep kids out of prison.
You can also download a PDF version of the full report here.
Want to go step by step? These pages provide individual PDFs of each step as well as important resources you can use as guides as you get started.