Policy: Juvenile Justice Examining the Criminalization of Youth (Workshop 4)
Policy: Juvenile Justice Examining the Criminalization of Youth
The school-to-prison pipeline is not myth; it’s a dim reality for communities across the nation. Criminalization of youth too often begins in the classroom and extends beyond the confines of the school building. Youth and experts will tackle the issue of juvenile justice from their respective viewpoints in this session. How can educators focus their attention to funneling youth into college and employment instead of the jailhouse? What kind of support do youth need to avoid the criminal justice system?