January 13, 2022 – In April 2017, the New York State legislature enacted landmark legislation raising the age of automatic adult prosecution in
June 10, 2021 – The New York State Senate and Assembly have passed S.282 (Myrie) / A.6769 (Hyndman), legislation providing people who were eligi
We call on the legislature to work with the governor to reach consensus on closing these 4 State-operated youth justice facilities during FY2022 and r
On behalf of the Raise the Age NY Coalition, we write in support of S4002 (Brouk)/A5449 (Meeks), which is a necessary first step in reform and protect
Enacting this proposed legislation will bolster New York’s successful implementation of Raise the Age, promote public safety and help guide adolesce
Today, over 100 young people and their allies arrived in Albany to announce a new campaign with Raise the Age NY for Achieving Youth Justice.
We echo the #HALTsolitary Campaign's call for New York to adopt all provisions of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act. For young people, their families
October 3, 2019 – On October 1, Mayor de Blasio and The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) announced the one year anniversary of the Ci
The New York State Raise the Age Implementation Task Force Report recognizes many of the reform’s early successes, and affirms that New York is prep
Continuing to expose adolescents to solitary confinement is both intolerable and inconsistent with the purpose of RTA reforms.
April 12, 2019 – On October 2018, Raise the Age reform went into effect in the state of New York, marking the first of two phases of the reform. Imp
October 1, 2018 – Today, as Raise the Age legislation goes into effect across New York State, the Raise the Age coalition recognizes the years o