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#RaiseTheAgeNC Virtual Advocacy Day

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Earlier this week New York changed its laws to stop automatically charging all 16- and 17-year-olds as adults.  That’s great news!  But it now means that North Carolina is the only state in the country to charge all 16- and

Posted in Juvenile Justice

Ban the Confederate Flag in Orange County Schools

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“For many, the flag is a racially inflammatory symbol, which is undeniably rooted in slavery and racism. Given OCS’ commitment to serve all students, the district should not allow the Confederate flag on its campuses.” – Orange County NAACP President

Posted in Juvenile Justice

New Youth Justice Resource: Racial Equity Report Cards

By Peggy Nicholson For many of the students heading back to school this week, a new school year is an exciting time, filled with new outfits, new teachers, and new schedules. Unfortunately, for many students of color, a new school

Posted in Disparities, Education, Juvenile Justice