After Tracey McClard’s teenage son committed suicide in an adult jail, she resolved to end the dangerous and ineffective practice of trying young people as adults.
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We can cut prison overcrowding in half and at the same time save billions of dollars, according to a report from the Urban Institute.
When talking about youth justice reform, we often forget about who actually implements these changes. It's time to start looking at those adults.
How can we end the abuse of stop-and-frisk practices? “It’s simple,” says New York City police officer Adhyl Polanco. “Don’t stop the innocent people.”