Beth Powers of the Children's Defense Fund of New York reminds us that the fight isn't over for #RaisetheAgeNY.
By October 2018, 16 and 17 year olds will no longer be in New York adult prison Rikers. Charles Nunez explains why Rikers is no place for juveniles.
Under New York State's new "Raise the Age" law, for the first time ever, some people will be eligible to have their criminal records sealed. It applie
Christian M. Philemon, JD, LCSW, Executive Director of the Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, NY, makes the case that incarcerating young people is
Stephanie Gendell of Citizens' Committee for Children of New York talks about the importance of parental notification.
Lawmakers in the New York State Senate on Sunday night passed the so-called "Raise the Age" legislation - increasing the age of criminal responsibilit
Governor Cuomo signed legislation raising the age of criminal responsibility to 18-years-old, ensuring that young people in New York who commit non-vi
Beth Powers, the Senior Juvenile Justice Policy Associate at the Children’s Defense Fund – New York, speaks outside City Hall on behalf of the Rai
State leaders are pushing for more 16- and 17-year-olds who commit crimes to be treated as juveniles, not as adults.
Sponsored by the Center for New York City Affairs at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. New York is one of just
The Westchester Children's Association interviews various advocates to get a local perspective of Raise The Age in New York State.