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From prison to juvenile justice lawyer

A group of incarcerated teenage boys at the O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility in Stockton slouch in plastic orange chairs, arms crossed, scowling at their tie-clad visitor, whose lecture will eat into their TV time. Francis “Frankie” Guzman, a 32-year-old lawyer and recipient of a prestigious Soros Justice Fellowship to advocate for juvenile justice, gets […]

Talk with a faith leader during Juvenile Justice Week of Faith and Healing

Please join us in reaching out to faith leaders during Juvenile Justice Week of Faith and Healing, which is observed March 4 through 11. The CFSY has partnered with the Healing Justice Coalition and communities of faith throughout the country to observe this “annual event that unites congregations of all faith traditions… to raise awareness […]

Wyoming abolishes life without parole for children

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed House Bill 23 into law on February 14, 2013, abolishing sentences of life in prison without parole for children in that state. We applaud Governor Mead for his action on this issue, which means Wyoming will no longer sentence people to die in prison for crimes that were committed when […]

Join us in promoting safe communities

The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth is a member of the National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition, a collaboration of many organizations working together to develop consensus on federal youth policy. We hope you will join with us in promoting safe communities. As we continue to work to replace life without parole […]