Chris Hedges: My Student Comes Home

By Chris Hedges, -

Rahway, New Jersey - When Lawrence Bell, an orphan living in an abandoned house in Camden, New Jersey, went to prison, he was 14-years-old. Barely literate and weighing no more than 90 pounds, he [...]

Car Caravan: Free Our Youth!

By Joe Piette, Workers World. -

As states across the U.S. took steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 — closing schools and workplaces, canceling events and shifting to supporting children in their homes and communities — one [...]

Video Shows L.A. Probation Officers Brutally Beating Teenager

By Carimah Townes, -

By Carimah Townes for Think Progress - As Los Angeles County reforms the largest juvenile justice system in the country, a new, damning video shows that the culture of abuse within that system [...]

Seattle Council Votes To End Youth Incarceration

By Marcus Harrison Green, -

By Marcus Harrison Green for Yes! Magazine - After a three-year crusade of protest, agitation, and organizing, a Seattle City Council meeting on September 21 brought a major victory to a diverse [...]

Newsletter – Black August, End Neo-Slavery, Resist

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - Black August is coming to an end as we commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As many head back to school, a full [...]

The Crime Of Youth Solitary Confinement Continues In US

By Staff, -

Every day, in jails and prisons across the United States, young people under the age of 18 are held in solitary confinement. They spend 22 or more hours each day alone, usually in a small cell [...]