The Art of Yoga Project brings movement and art curriculums to the underserved and at-risk youth of Northern California’s juvenile justice system.
Sam Roumph was supposed to play basketball for the defending state champions his senior year of high school. Instead, he was captain of “the jail school.”
Aaron Kinzel is helping men like him, who were incarcerated as teenagers, to talk about their mental health and create art reflecting their experiences.
Photo Illustration by Michele Abercrombie One group of volunteers was concerned about the homeless, so they donated clothes and shoes. Another provided blankets and towels for an animal shelter. And a third gave art supplies […]
Girls of color are disproportionately affected in the juvenile justice system not only in terms of incarceration, though also in their victimization.
$49 million has been granted to 157 departments for school-based policing, the highest such grant allocation since 2011.
The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education landmark Supreme Court decision desegregated schools, but it also laid groundwork for the school-to-prison pipeline.
Fatherlessness is considered to be a contributing factor to juvenile delinquency by researchers, as fatherless children are more likely to have behavioral problems and engage in risky behaviors.
When 16-year-old Iziah Reedy got pulled over with a gun in a stolen vehicle, he said he saw his life going “down the drain.” But instead of a court date, he got a call from Choose 180, a Seattle-based organization that aims to reverse the life trajectories of kids who’ve committed misdemeanors.
Kids can be pushed further into the juvenile justice system when they are unable to pay court fees, fines and restitution, leaving their families with debt.