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Metro Regional Youth Detention Center, Atlanta, Georgia.  Facility is rated for 150 males and 50 females, but at the time of the photographer's visit the population was 189.  Children as young as 7 years of age are incarcerated here.

Metro Regional Youth Detention Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Facility is rated for 150 males and 50 females, but at the time of the photographer's visit the population was 189. Children as young as 7 years of age are incarcerated here.

The recently released Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT data snapshot on youth incarceration finds that the rate of young people locked up because of trouble with the law dropped more than 40 percent over a 15-year period, with no decrease in public safety. A similar trend was observed in New York state. View our Shifting Trends in NYS Juvenile Justice Video (allow time for download) to learn about changes in the NYS juvenile justice system.

The recently released Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT data snapshot on youth incarceration finds that the rate of young people locked up because of trouble with the law dropped more than 40 percent over a 15-year period, with no decrease in public safety. A similar trend was observed in New York state. View our Shifting Trends in NYS Juvenile Justice Video (allow time for download) to learn about changes in the NYS juvenile justice system.

Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center, Midland, Georgia. Co-ed facility with a capacity of 64.

Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center, Midland, Georgia. Co-ed facility with a capacity of 64.

"Defining a Child’s Best Interest Not Easy  The management of the nation’s child and family courts has been a sore issue for decades as judges, attorneys on either side of the aisle and advocates wrestled with what constituted a child’s best interest. Just as harsh penalties dominated for years in juvenile court, in family and child welfare proceedings safety took precedence."

"Defining a Child’s Best Interest Not Easy The management of the nation’s child and family courts has been a sore issue for decades as judges, attorneys on either side of the aisle and advocates wrestled with what constituted a child’s best interest. Just as harsh penalties dominated for years in juvenile court, in family and child welfare proceedings safety took precedence."

San Francisco Landmark #248: Juvenile Court and Detention Home

San Francisco Landmark #248: Juvenile Court and Detention Home

Metro Regional Youth Detention Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

Metro Regional Youth Detention Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

State juvenile correctional facility in Mart, Texas, The Phoenix Program ... why do we not take every child's potential seriously in our great state?

State juvenile correctional facility in Mart, Texas, The Phoenix Program ... why do we not take every child's potential seriously in our great state?

Gateways for Incarcerated Youth is a multi-faceted organization that works with over one-hundred Incarcerated Youth in Washington State's Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA), primarily from Green Hill Juvenile Correctional Facility (Chehalis, WA).  Our programs include College-Level Education, Academic Mentoring, and Cultural Identity Mentoring.  http://gateways.evergreen.edu/

Gateways for Incarcerated Youth is a multi-faceted organization that works with over one-hundred Incarcerated Youth in Washington State's Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA), primarily from Green Hill Juvenile Correctional Facility (Chehalis, WA). Our programs include College-Level Education, Academic Mentoring, and Cultural Identity Mentoring. http://gateways.evergreen.edu/

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