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Will Connecticut See a Second Maximum Security Facility for Girls?

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Each year, 1.4 million of the nation’s eleven- to 17-year-olds enter the juvenile justice system. Of these boys and girls, some 71,000 are sent to incarceration facilities, where they may remain for several months in seclusion from the outside world.


  • Martha Stone - Executive Director of the Center for Children's Advocacy

  • Francine Sherman - Clinical Professor and Director of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Project at Boston College Law School

  • Leslie Acoca - Founder of the National Girls Health and Justice Initiative

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