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.
YSRP’s John Pace Speaks at Press Conference on New Study about Juvenile Lifers
YSRP Reentry Coordinator John Pace joined Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, researchers from Montclair State University, and advocates to lift up findings of a recent study about former Juvenile Lifers who have been released from prison on April 30, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA. The report confirmed what John Pace already knew to be true: that many incarcerated people can not only safely return to the community, but can contribute to improving it in meaningful ways. The press conference also served as a call for the urgent release of prisoners amid the COVID-19 crisis. Click above to watch the full press conference, and click here to read the full report.