The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee voted to advance HB 1381 today, which YSRP hopes will usher in a more humane era of support and care for youth involved in the criminal legal system.
YSRP Reentry Coordinator John Pace was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered by host Ari Shapiro on April 22, 2021 in the wake of the US Supreme Court decision in Jones v. Mississippi. John shares his powerful and deeply hopeful experience of returning home after 31 years of incarceration. He received a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole when he was just 17 years old. Click above to listen to the full interview.