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WWJ Lansing

MCYJ 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.

Oct 2021


WDET

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

Sept 2021

This Is the Situation Podcast​
Jason Smith, talks with Big Bro B about youth justice, opportunities for youth, removing barriers, and more.
July 2021

Radio Show
The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit
00:00 / 28:25

Jason Smith talks about residential reforms that began following the tragic death of a youth who resided at a Child Caring Institution, workgroups led by MDHHS to work on these reforms, and more.

April 2021

 

Online Publications
Folded Newspapers

Michigan Radio
"Raise the Age" legislation takes effect Oct. 1

October 2021

Bridge Michigan
Opinion | There’s more work to be done for youth justice in Michigan

September 2021

WWMT

Gun crimes among juveniles on the rise in some areas of West Michigan

August 2021
 

ProPublica

Michigan Supreme Court Limits Use of Restraints on Juveniles

July 2021
 

WWMT
Teens Tell All: Seeking improved relations with Kalamazoo police
July 2021

Detroit Free Press

The best investment for federal dollars? Our Youth.

July 2021
 

MLIVE

Juvenile justice task force to examine ‘school-to-prison’ pipeline in Michigan

June 2021
 

ProPublica

After Grace’s Story, Michigan Will Study Its Juvenile Justice System

June 2021
 

Concentrate

Long-lived Ann Arbor nonprofit refocuses efforts on reforming Michigan's youth justice system

April 2021

Legal News
Michigan leader for youth justice receives a national honor

January 2021

ProPublica

Judges Are Locking Up Children for Noncriminal Offenses Like Repeatedly Disobeying Their Parents and Skipping School

December 2020

Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles

December 2020
 

Detroit News:

Opinion: Juvenile mistakes shouldn't stay on record forever

December 2020
 

Bridge Michigan

Opinion | Free Michigan’s young people from unjust debt

October 2020

WDET

Juvenile Court Fees Burden Families, Provide Limited Revenue
October 2020

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