The moment I stepped into a group home, I felt like it was a mistake.
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Until November of last year, California prosecutors could bypass the juvenile justice system, charging minors in adult courts without any…
In some California counties for instance, it can cost as much as $30 per-day for room and board for parents whose children are locked up inside juvenile hall.
As the Black Panther Party turns 50, we take a look back at their Ten Point Program. How far have we come?
Are police conducting a thorough investigation?
After the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands took to the street in protest of racially biased…
Not only has nothing changed between Philando Castile’s death in Falcon Heights and Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, but in some ways, nothing’s changed between these deaths and lynchings.
The city of Oakland has seen its share of protests — from Oscar Grant to the Occupy movement, to Thursday night’s march…
“[Youth Radio stories] helped spark a conversation between advocates and policy makers about reforming the imposition of court fees.”
It’s rare for guards to use pepper spray to control youth held inside most juvenile halls across the country. Youth Radio investigates practices in juvenile hall in Alameda County, California.