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Tell your legislators: kids shouldn't pay the price for a broken system


 

In the final days of session, HB814 has been amended in the Senate and includes new provisions that will lead to more youth becoming incarcerated.

Unfortunately, they did not consult experts in youth justice and child development, and instead ignored over 20 years of data, experience and research. We know that incarcerating kids makes them more likely to be arrested for new offenses, not less.

Our kids shouldn't pay the price for a broken system. Tell your delegates: vote NO on HB814!

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Tell your delegates: kids shouldn't pay the price for a broken system!

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