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Raise the Age Campaign Brochure

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NYS Joint Legislative Budget Hearing – Human Services: February 5, 2013

Gabrielle Horowitz-Prisco, director of the Correctional Association's Juvenile Justice Project, testified before the New York State Legislature on the Governor’s proposed budget for 2013-2014.Read More

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NYC City Council Oversight Hearing: January 24, 2013

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Just as the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene makes unannounced and independent restaurant inspections and does not allow eateries to grade themselves on food safety, children in the justice system deserve an equal level of protection.Read More

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Why are New York’s youth being locked up like adults?

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New York is one of just two states in the country that treats 16-year-olds as adults in the criminal justice system. Read More

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Angelo Pinto on “Breaking New Grounds”

Angelo Pinto, Raise the Age Campaign Manager, appears on Lillian George’s "Breaking New Grounds" Radio Show to discuss our work to keep youth out of adult jails and prisons. Read More

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Reports & Research

When the Cure Makes You Ill: Seven Core Principles to Change the Course of Youth Justice

Our current youth justice system “systematically fails young people, their families, crime victims, and public safety, often at exorbitant taxpayer cost,” writes Gabrielle Prisco, director of the Correctional Association’s Juvenile Justice Project. Prisco’s article, When the Cure Makes You Ill: Seven Core Principles to Change the Course of Youth Justice, outlines seven principles necessary to transform the youth justice system, beginning with principle one: treat children as children.Read More

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Close to Home Initiative

The CA has, for many years, advocated for keeping children in custody closer to their homes and communities. We have also long advocated for ensuring that all youth justice programs and facilities, regardless of who operates them, promote positive outcomes while keeping youth and communities safe. The Close to Home Initiative (CTHI) represents a unique and powerful opportunity to re-create the youth justice system for New York City’s youth and communities. Details of the plan are, however, of paramount importance.Read More

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Organizational Materials

CA Bulletin: Spring 2008

In this issue; Prison report on healthcare; Laura Davidson honored; WIPP premieres "Strength of a Woman"Read More

Reports & Research

New York Juvenile Justice Coalition Proposals for Reform 2007

The New York Juvenile Justice Coalition outlines four proposals for juvenile justice reform in the State of New York in 2007.Read More

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Juvenile Justice Coalition Resource Directory

In 2006, the Juvenile Justice Coalition compiled information about various programs and services available to court-involved youth in New York City.Read More