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WWJ 950

MCYJ Executive Director Jason Smith talks about residential reform, the need for better data collection, and community based care and the use of confinement.

September 2022


WWJ Lansing

MCYJ Former Policy Associate Gabrielle Dresner talks to WWJ's Roberta Jassina about the New 'Raise the Age' law in Michigan which prevents youth from being charged as adults until 18.

October 2021


MCYJ Executive Director Jason Smith talks about how data proved fees were hurting families in the Macomb County Circuit Courts rather than helping them.

September 2021

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The Detroit News

Smith: Why doesn't Michigan have juvenile justice system data?

| Opinion

February 2023

The Imprint

The Best of The Imprint Weekly Podcast, 2022 Edition

December 2022

Bridge Michigan

Opinion | Michigan has a detention crisis. We must do better

for our kids

September 2022

Michigan Radio

Advocates: Wayne County Juvenile Detention Center crisis

demands alternatives to incarceration

September 2022





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