Justice Talks: Raise The Age Myths… Busted!

November Topic:Raise the Age Myths… Busted!On December 1, 2019, North Carolina Raise the Age (RTA) legislation will take effect; that means that 16- and 17-year-olds will no longer automatically be treated as adults when accused of a crime. A great deal has...
2019 Raise the Age Supplement

2019 Raise the Age Supplement

On December 1, 2019, North Carolina Raise the Age legislation will take effect; that means that 16- and 17-year-olds will no longer automatically be treated as adults when accused of a crime. A great deal has changed since the 2017 legislation was ratified and many...
Support Kids & Safe Communities by Funding Raise the Age

Support Kids & Safe Communities by Funding Raise the Age

It costs North Carolina $996.20 per child to support children in their communities and more than $100,000 per child to confine children in a secure juvenile facility. Data-driven and evidence-based community prevention and interventions are critical to supporting...
Let’s not Raise the Age in name only

Let’s not Raise the Age in name only

March 2019 UpdateIn December 2019, 16- and 17-year-olds in North Carolina will be absorbed in the juvenile court system where they can engage in rehabilitative services with family involvement. We applaud the inclusion of 16- and 17-year-olds in a system designed to...
Let’s not Raise the Age in name only

Let’s not Raise the Age in name only

In December 2019, 16- and 17-year-olds in North Carolina will be absorbed in the juvenile court system where they can engage in rehabilitative services with family involvement. We applaud the inclusion of 16- and 17-year-olds in a system designed to serve youth;...

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