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Tell the Task Force on Juvenile Correctional Centers to Invest in Kids in Their Communities
RISE for Youth
May, 26 2016
Members of the Task Force on Juvenile Correctional Centers in Virginia, led by the Secretary of Public Safety, are meeting to decide the future of Virginia's juvenile prison system.  They must determine whether to build new prisons, renovate older spaces, or create new models to support yout...
Youth, Families, and Advocates Should Be a Part of the Planning Process for Juvenile Justice Reform
RISE for Youth
Feb, 29 2016
On Sunday, February 21st, the Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee released their budgets. Both budgets support using savings from the closure of units or whole juvenile correctional centers to funding a continuum of community-based programs and placements for yo...
The Polls Are In: Virginians want a Better Juvenile Justice System for Youth
RISE for Youth
Feb, 09 2016
Hello, Two recent polls of Virginians, one by Virginia Commonwealth University and another poll commissioned by the national ...
I support investment in community-based alternatives to youth incarceration!
RISE for Youth
Jan, 21 2016
Hello,This General Assembly session, the Governor has proposed investing in more community-based treatment programs for youth in the juvenile justice system. Send an email today to tell legislators on the Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations Committee that Virginia shou...
Reform Juvenile Justice in VA
RISE for Youth
Aug, 12 2015
Tell Governor McAuliffe and Virginia State Lawmakers to invest in strong kids and safe communities by funding evidence-based alternatives to youth prison.