Programs like the Baltimore Urban Debate League keep kids out of trouble while making them better students.
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Approximately 200,000 American youth are tried and incarcerated as adults every year, making the United States the world’s leading jailer of kids.
Lenore Anderson of Californians for Safety and Justice reflects on Prop 47 and the hard work still ahead.
The Selma march showed us how far we’ve come—and how much further we have to go.
Celebrating the publication of two important new books, this event highlights some of the latest research on school discipline and will present substantive solutions for the future.
Law enforcement has failed to be a part of, and accountable to, the community that it serves.
How can policy makers justify on moral grounds locking people in cages for decades when much shorter sentences would serve the same purpose?