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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.
MCYJ Executive Director, Jason Smith talks about how data proved fees were hurting families in the Macomb County Circuit Courts rather than helping them.
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.
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State of Michigan
"Raise the Age" legislation takes effect Oct. 1
Detroit Free Press
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