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NYC's new rules for solitary are not the reforms we've been looking for

Would NYC’s new rules for solitary confinement have saved the life of 19-year-old Andy Henriquez?

Henriquez was brought to Rikers Island when he was only 16. 1,173 more words

Darwin: Teenage prison riot injures guard and causes $50,000 damage

5 January: A prison riot by teenagers in Darwin has left a guard injured and caused $50,000 worth of damage to the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre. 361 more words

NYC Doubles Down on Solitary Confinement with Latest Rikers "Reforms"

The AP reports that the NYC Board of Correction (BOC) will vote this coming Tuesday on changes to solitary confinement on Rikers Island, including a new Enhanced Supervision Housing Unit (ESHU) for the prison’s “most dangerous” inmates and policies that seek to limit punitive segregation for other inmates, particularly the mentally ill and juveniles aged 16-21. 1,299 more words

Judy: Where the Bad Kids Go

My daughters were talking about being arrested and going to “Judy.”

1. I have NO CLUE where they got that.
2. I thought it was hilarious.

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I'll Be Contributing To The Marshall Project

Jerome at 15. © Zora Murff

Hey y’all. You might have heard about the launch of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization covering America’s criminal justice system. 303 more words

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"Sending Some Love" Holiday Book Recording Project

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is promoting “Sending Some Love: Holiday Book-Recording Project.”  Children record themselves reading a book aloud, and the book and recording will then be sent to a younger child — whether a sibling or a child  at a daycare center or other setting.   70 more words

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