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Participatory Action Research:  an approach to research in communities that emphasizes participation and action.

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84% of youth surveyed would like to speak and be heard in court.

 

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Only 28% of youth had their parents present when questioned by the police.

 

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74% of youth coming back to the community from residential placement said they had no support  in their transition home.

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“We often hear adults perpetuate a false narrative about young people in the justice system, saying that we just don’t care,” said Darius Hills, 22, one of the youth researchers.

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CCFY Receives $10.3 Million from DA Vance

$45.9 Million Awarded to Create and Construct Five Neighborhood-Based Youth Opportunity Hubs CJII

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Rubén Austria Speaks in Kansas

How did the nation start spending more on punishing young offenders than on trying to give them opportunities that would have kept them from breaking the law in the first place?

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CCFY is offering Membership Opportunities. Now CCFY's friends can join the movement to make sure that no child is put in prison!

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