Throughout this article you will hear personal stories from our countries’ youth who experienced incarceration during the pandemic lockdown. The article discusses the decline in judges delivering incarceration sentences and other causes and affects of our global health crisis.
“We’re causing harm to the children, we’re traumatizing them. And the damage that we’re doing in the name of public safety is immeasurable. And it’s going to be bad for the kids. It’s going to be bad for public safety.”Rachel Gassert, Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights
You can listen and read the story here: https://www.npr.org/2021/03/29/979986304/covid-19-lockdowns-have-been-hard-on-youth-locked-up