Children don't belong in trauma inducing facilities like Juvenile Hall. ALC is proud to be a part of the movement in re-envisioning our American Justice System.
"Chala Bonner, an activist with the West County-based Safe Return Project, said, "To hear how the board is deciding the fate of our youth, especially our black and brown youth, is ridiculous and disgusting." Deputy Public Defender Nicole Eiland stated simply that Juvenile Hall is bad for children. "I have stood for years and watched families wither in the face of the juvenile justice system," Eiland told the supervisors. ... See Less