Organizations and youth development experts across New York State agree: rolling back effective reforms will not reduce gun violence. We need real sol
As we recover from COVID-19, now is the moment for a bold new vision for youth justice for more resilient and safer communities.
To make New York safer, legislators should focus on passing a budget that makes unprecedented investments in young people and communities.
January 13, 2022 – In April 2017, the New York State legislature enacted landmark legislation raising the age of automatic adult prosecution in
January 13, 2022 – The pandemic has compromised the safety and stability of families, highlighting and exacerbating existing inequalities
November 4, 2021 – On Tuesday, Governor Hochul signed S.282 (Myrie) / A.6769 (Hyndman), legislation providing people who were eligible for youth
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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
We are deeply concerned about the impact of state budget cuts on communities that are suffering in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, and the community
We write on behalf of the Raise the Age campaign urging you to pursue a budget that boldly answers the call of our communities by decriminalizing yout