• [Mother Jones] These Photos Show What Life Is Like for Girls in Juvenile Detention Last week, Hannah Levintova wrote about Richard’s work and featured some images on Mother Jones: We confine and often demonize a group of kids who have been abused and violated by the very people who should be protecting and loving them,” writes Ross, who also won a 2012 National Magazine Award for a photo collection on juvenile […] May 5, 2015
  • [USA Today] Richard Ross interviewed on Justice podcast For the past few days, Richard has been part of a podcast series and online chat featured on USA Today entitled “Why is the juvenile justice system failing girls?” under the hashtag #usajusticechat April 30, 2015
  • [Slate] What It’s Like to Be a Girl in America’s Juvenile Justice System Yesterday, Jordan Teicher published “What It’s Like to Be a Girl in America’s Juvenile Justice System” on Slate. The post contains nine of our images and a lovely interview by Jordan. “We say, ‘It’s better than having them on the streets.’ But that doesn’t address the issue of why their neighborhoods aren’t better places to live. Just by […] April 27, 2015
  • Too many girls are locked up to keep them ‘safe’ This story is also featured on the San Francisco Chronicle By Richard Ross There is a growing problem of girls and law enforcement. The problem is not the violent catastrophic deaths that have captured the news. It is the slower escalation in how we treat the girls — no less life threatening and just as destructive. This is […] February 26, 2015
  • Call Me Mandi An edited version of this text is featured on The Marshall Project By Richard Ross Just north of the city of San Francisco, across the bay at the tip of the Marin County, stands San Quentin, California Men’s Prison. The crenelated castle-like towers remind you it was built when Abraham Lincoln was still President. It is […] February 5, 2015
  • [Guest Post] How a Mother Becomes an Advocate Last month, we featured the organization Justice 4 Families on the blog. This week, Grace Bauer, Co-Director of Justice 4 Families, brings us deeper into some of her personal experiences that catalyzed the creation of the organization: “Beginning in 1998, with my son’s first arrest at the age of 12, I embarked on a journey […] May 29, 2013
  • Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition featured in the New Yorker! This week’s edition of the New Yorker features an photograph from Juvenile-in-Justice currently on display at the exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York + a mention in the short list. IF you’re in the city, the show runs until February 16th. More details at the gallery site HERE. January 15, 2013
  • Featured in the New York Times Yesterday, my image of a restraint chair at Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center in Wisconsin was featured in the NY Times alongside an article about the reforms being made to the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tennessee. The piece, by Kim Severson, details an ongoing federal investigation which revealed a system that was treating kids […] December 19, 2012
  • Juvenile In Justice on Newsweek/the Daily Beast’s Picture Dept. Blog Juvenile In Justice is featured HERE on Picture Dept., a tumblr by Newsweek and Daily Beast Photo Editors. Big thanks to Andy Jacobsohn! August 31, 2012
  • ASME National Magazine Awards 2012 American Society of Magazine Editors and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism presented their 2012 annual awards. Richard Ross received the award for news and documentary photography, honoring his piece in the October edition of Harper’s Magazine “JUVENILE INJUSTICE”, featured here in Photo District News. May 8, 2012
  • Juvenile-in-Justice on The Takeaway The piece, “Juvenile Justice Through the Lens of Photographer Richard Ross” features audio clips from the interview and 23 images, view the entire piece here. April 18, 2012
  • Juvenile-in-Justice on Wired.com The piece, “Uncompromising Photos Expose Juvenile Detention in America,” written by Pete Brook of Wired.com Raw File and Prison Photography features 12 images an extensive essay by the author. Read the entire article here. Thanks Pete! April 11, 2012