• [Take Action! : North Carolina] Sign the Petition to Get Children Out of the Adult System [vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first”] “When children end up in the adult criminal justice system, no one wins.”  NC Child of North Carolina has a point. Processing juveniles in the adult justice system leads to horrific treatment of said juveniles, and also avoids necessary rehabilitation that could successfully direct these children onto the right path. And the act […] November 20, 2014
  • [Take Action!] Sign the Petition to End Solitary Confinements for Juveniles [vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first”] “It’s practically torture–and we’re doing it to kids.” The ACLU is not being dramatic when using the word torture. Solitary confinement can have horrific effects on the adolescent mind. Some facilities have practices of putting every incoming juvenile in solitary confinement for periods of 24-72 hours. Solitary confinement has been […] October 8, 2013
  • [Guest Post] End Solitary Confinement of Youth in Adult Jails and Prisons Governors have an historic opportunity through the Prison Rape Elimination Act to do just that: From Campaign For Youth Justice’s Liz Ryan: This year, governors will need to certify that their states are in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), a law that Congress unanimously approved in 2003, designed to end sexual violence […] June 11, 2013
  • Featured Organization: Campaign for Youth Justice Lately, we have been receiving from powerful emails from you, our readers, asking, essentially “now what?” You see the kids, you read their stories, and you want to do something: you want to make a change. So to better channel that energy we are working to turn our “Take Action Page” into a better resource […] October 22, 2012