Closing Youth Prison Resources
- VideosNovember 18, 2019
This new video from Public Welfare, highlights the incredible work our partners in Colorado are doing to shift resources from government criminal justice syste…
- Press ReleasesSeptember 16, 2019
The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved over $2.1 million in grants to six organizations, including $800,000 as part of the Workers’ Right…
Closing Youth Prisons
Ending Incarceration of Children in Milwaukee: Youth Justice Milwaukee
Youth Justice Milwaukee works to close Wisconsin’s youth prisons advocating for community-based alternatives to incarceration. Milwaukee County has seen a surge in racial disparity in arrests and convictions of young people which Youth Justice Milwaukee is trying to combat through a broad based coalition focused on remaking the landscape of the juvenile corrections system.
150 Years of Incarcerating Children is Enough: New Jersey Institute For Social Justice
The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice has launched the “150 years is enough” campaign to close down two juvenile prisons in New Jersey. They work with a broad array of local and national partners to stope the use of juvenile prisons and instead establish a more humane, treatment-focused juvenile justice system.