YSRP staff gathered on February 1, 2023, to celebrate freedom and commemorate the 7th anniversary of the landmark Montgomery v. Louisiana US Supreme Court decision with former Juvenile Lifers, advocates, and movement leaders.
Lauren Fine on The Appeal Live
YSRP Co-Director Lauren Fine appeared on The Appeal Live with host Emily Galvin-Almanza and other guests Donnell Drinks, a former Juvenile Lifer, and Joshua Vaughn, staff reporter at The Appeal, on December 15, 2020. The segment, entitled Getting a Second Chance at Life After Being Sentenced to Die in Prison, explores the realities of life without parole sentences, how Pennsylvania became a national leader in issuing such sentences, and where true sentencing reform has the potential to recognize youth and humanity. Click at right to watch the full segment, which runs for 34 minutes.
GETTING A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE AFTER BEING SENTENCED TO DIE IN PRISON:— The Appeal (@theappeal) December 15, 2020
Donnell Drinks, who won release from life-without-parole, @sentinel_vaughn, and attorney-organizer Lauren Fine join #AppealLive.https://t.co/T9QrTjihU9