juvenile justice

Lesson Plan: How community programs can help pave the road from prison

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Discuss ways to make the path easier for returning citizens released from prisons. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: The vicious cycle of incarceration and homelessness

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Explore the ways homelessness affects those released from prison, their families and communities. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Obstacles facing those released from prison after felony convictions

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will examine the challenges faced by those individuals formerly convicted of felonies in reintegrating into their communities.  Continue reading

Bryan Stevenson on changing the criminal justice system on behalf of children

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Meet Bryan Stevenson, who has used his legal career to fight for equality and mercy in the criminal justice system. Continue reading

Newark Youth Court brings introspection, not incarceration

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about efforts underway to fix problems with the nation’s criminal justice system, including taking a closer look at what to do about teenagers who commit minor crimes. Continue reading

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