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Mary King, Executive Director, talks about Michigan’s new Raise the Age law. What's the best way to implement it.

Executive Director, Mary King, speaks on  Detroit Public TV about Poverty, Prison, and Delinquency.

A Follow-Up - Poverty: A Pathway to Prison -

The Intersection Chapter 3: Poverty

For the web Youth Justice Fees 2-way
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Director of Youth Justice Policy, Jason Smith, talks to Tia Graham about court-imposed fines and fees for Michigan's justice-involved youth.

WKZO: Organization Joins Calls to Close
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Executive Director, Mary King, speaks with Ken Lanphear of WKZO Radio on the calls to close Lakeside Academy, a residential facility for youth. The call for closure follows shortly after a resident, Cornelius Frederick, died after being restrained for throwing a sandwich at a staff member. [Source]

Bills to “raise the age” for automatic adult prosecution head to governor’s desk
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Both chambers of the Michigan Legislature have approved bills that would stop the state from automatically treating 17-year-olds arrested for a crime as adults. Jason Smith, the Director of Youth Justice Policy,shares what this legislation will mean for young people across the state if Governor Whitmer signs it into law. [Source]

Beyond the Headlines – Detroit – Episode 27
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