Diversion Programs Benefit Youth – WSOC-TV

Diversion Programs Benefit Youth – WSOC-TV

Mitchell Feld, Director of the Council’s Children’s Defense Team, spoke with WSOC-TV about the importance and effectiveness of youth diversion programs.  The city is considering accepting renewing grant funding from the state for CMPD to continue its youth...
Editorial: Raise the Age – Gaston Gazette

Editorial: Raise the Age – Gaston Gazette

North Carolina may be “first in flight,” but our state is also dangerously close to being last in the nation in how we treat young people who end up in the criminal justice system. Under a nearly 100-year-old law, North Carolina remains one of only two states in the...
The Time To Raise The Age is Now

The Time To Raise The Age is Now

It’s Time for North Carolina to Raise the Age! On Thursday, August 25, the NC Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice hosted a public forum in Charlotte, one of several held across the state in August.  The commission has been charged with evaluating...
The Power of the Mind:  A Voice from Inside

The Power of the Mind: A Voice from Inside

by Daniel [The author requested that he be identified only by his first name] To the amazing young men and women incarcerated across the United States of America – my question to you is this: Take a long, hard look at where you at. Ask yourself – do you like where you...

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