Juvenile Justice

Saturday, April 29, 2017
A Juvenile Justice Funder Hits the Reset Button. What Happened?

NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Sierra Health Foundation is a California-based funder that describes its mission as forging “new paths to promote health and racial equity in partnership with communities, organizations and leaders.” Five years ago, it began working to reform California’s notoriously destructive juvenile justice reform system. The Tow Foundation is another funder in this space, working mainly in New York and Connecticut. Among other things, it believes the media can be messengers for this change, and supports training and conferences for journalists and bloggers.

Friday, January 27, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY: Replica Solitary Confinement Cell Project: “Inside the Box” - 1/30/17

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Replica Solitary Confinement Cell Project: “Inside the Box,” created by the The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), is a replica solitary confinement cell project that encourages the public to sit inside a ten-foot by twelve-foot replica solitary confinement cell. The cell will be open to the public from January 30 to February 18, 2017.