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.
Youth Leaders Share Why They Need Care, Not Control in Penn Live
Two youth leaders of the Care, Not Control campaign, Rodney Gardner and William Bentley, write about why the PA Juvenile Justice Task Force must listen to young people in an op-ed published in Penn Live on February 8, 2021. As youth members of the campaign’s leadership, they powerfully share their own experience of incarceration as young people as proof that young people need care, not control. Click below to read the full article, and sign onto the Care, Not Control campaign demands here.