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State lawmakers hear issues juveniles face while incarcerated

March 20, 2019

A panel of juvenile justice advocates met with state lawmakers Monday. Four young adults who served time in the Massachusetts House of Corrections…

FROM: WWLP 22 News

The Tragedy of Baltimore

March 20, 2019

On April 27, 2015, Shantay Guy was driving her 13-year-old son home across Baltimore from a doctor’s appointment when something — a rock, a brick, she wasn’t sure what — hit her car…

FROM: NYT Magazine & ProPublica

Roca workers race against the clock to change violent Baltimore boys

March 1, 2019

A report by the Roca organization on its first six months in Baltimore reveals how persistence, a key ingredient of the program, might pay off. It also shows…

FROM: Baltimore Sun

Task force weighs raising juvenile court age

March 1, 2019

Eleven years later, he’s gone through both the Department of Youth Services and, starting at 19, the Middlesex House of Correction. He has perspective…

FROM: CommonWealth Magazine

Consistent intervention in the lives of offenders will spare Baltimore more violence

March 1, 2019

After another week of shootings and killings, this seems like a good time to say it again: Baltimore needs to not only suppress violence with smart police work, it needs…

FROM: Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers see more room for juvenile justice improvements

February 20, 2019

In a crowded room that perhaps reflected the level of interest in the problem, advocates, legislators and state officials outlined ideas to help state government…

FROM: Worcester Telegram

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Young Men Program, Springfield

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Young Men Program, Chelsea

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Young Mothers Program, Chelsea