• [Konbini] Juvenile in Justice: Richard Ross Shot The Grim Lives of Kid Convicts The website Konbini published “Juvenile in Justice: Richard Ross Shot The Grim Lives of Kid Convicts”:  V., also aged 17 explained the terrible conditions he had encountered at the horrendous jail complex of Rikers Island, located in the Bronx: Everything there was horrible. The food. The beds. The guards. It was all horrible. We had to […] May 29, 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
  • The [Justice] Short List 9-26-14 Highlights from the week’s juvenile justice and justice related articles, videos and more that are worth your time. Report Found Distorted Data on Jail Fights at Rikers Island …And the horrific news from Rikers just keeps coming—no hyperbole here. Rikers Island has been known as one of the nation’s worst cages to be locked in; […] September 26, 2014
  • 24 Hours in Isolation [video + reflection] At the end of May, Richard Ross, Juvenile In Justice Executive Director, spent 24 hours in solitary confinement in a juvenile detention facility in the midwest. Below a video and a reflection text document his experience. 24 Hours in Juvenile Isolation from Juvenile In Justice on Vimeo. Across the U.S, children spend days and months […] June 4, 2013
  • “Uncles” vs. “Officers” Honolulu “uncles” (left) and Chicago “officers” (right) December 12, 2011