New York Community Trust: Spotlight on Juvenile Justice

While it may seem obvious that a child is not an adult, the New York criminal justice system ignored that distinction for more than 50 years, tragically altering the lives of tens of thousands of teenagers; with an alarmingly disproportionate number and severity of punishments meted out to Black and Latinx youth.

To help young people succeed, The Trust makes grants to an array of educational, behavioral health care, and youth development programs.

Read the full article by the New York Community Trust.

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