Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Readings for April 24

Here's  the readings for the fourth meeting of our group.
please pay particular attention to alternatives to incarceration on this page
please review the fact sheets on the war on drugs, policing sex work and cops in schools

Here is an article about how zero tolerance policies in school discipline are criminalizing young people across the country

A fact sheet from the Defending Justice Toolkit called "How the Criminal Justice System is Anti-Youth"

An "arresting" PSA about called Prison Playground.

This is for those of you who have a particular interest in the school to prison pipeline and have the inclination to read a longer report about the phenomenon which was put together by the Advancement Project.

And this one from Gary:
This is a link is to an issue brief by the American Constitution Society on life without parole sentences for juveniles:

Lots of information in a few pages.

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