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Imagining A World Where No Child Goes To Prison

“We are going to close the Connecticut Juvenile Training School (CJTS), and that is going to say a lot about our state.

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) recently released a plan laying out a path to closure by July, 2018, as championed by Gov. Dannel Malloy. But when I talk to people who don’t live and breathe this work, I still hear, ‘No juvenile prison? Really?’

Really. Finally. In 1973, the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals stated…”

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