Podcast: The state of juvenile justice in Connecticut is "in the sauce"
By Ryan Ansel
Juvenile justice reform is a job that will never be completely done. But thanks to activists, advocates and lawmakers, the state of Connecticut has seen some progress in recent times. Better knowledge in trends and statistics turns into better implemented practices in the fight to reduce crime and incarceration rates among the state’s youth.
It’s a known fact that some kids are born into circumstances that leave them at a disadvantage compared to others. With the help of lawmakers and advocates molding equity into an innately inequitable system, the state’s most troubled youth have a support system working in their best interest.
Hear the experiences of those affected by juvenile justice reform, from those who pass laws, to the ones who were incarcerated as children.
These are the voices of juvenile justice in Connecticut.