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Kentucky Rules that Death Sentences for People Under 21 Are Unconstitutional

A Kentucky circuit court judge ruled that death sentences for 18-, 19-, or 20-year-olds are cruel and unusual punishment. Read More
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North Carolina ‘Raises the Age’

North Carolina is the final U.S. state to raise the age of teens who will be tried in juvenile court. Read More
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DACA Beneficiaries Pursue Education, Job Mobility

A brief from Harvard University, developed with support from MacArthur, documents the experiences of participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program five years after it was launched. Read More
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A Street for All: Connecting with the Community

Sesame Workshop’s Nada Elattar and International Rescue Committee’s Katie Maeve Murphy say it takes a village to raise a child and many more to save a generation of displaced children. Read More
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Coming Together to Save a Generation of Displaced Children

Sesame Workshop EVP Sherrie Westin says its partnership with the International Rescue Committee, to provide education and nurturing care to refugee children, came together out of necessity. Read More
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Evaluations of the Models for Change Initiative and the National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems

This evaluation reveals insight on two initiatives that influenced juvenile justice policies and outcomes for youth and public safety throughout the country. Read More
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College Students Offer Policy Ideas

The Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, has released 10 Ideas, a journal that elevates top student-generated policy proposals from across the country. Read More