Family Is Essential: A Conversation with Family Advocates about COVID-19 and Youth Justice

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As youth justice agencies race to prevent and respond to the harms of the novel coronavirus,

families are essential partners. In this webinar, hosted by the Vera Institute of Justice and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, we hear directly from family advocates about the actions families need systems to take in the present moment.

​​​​​​​The panel discussed how systems can partner with families to release young people from facilities, support them at home under these unprecedented circumstances, and maintain communication and connection with loved ones of young people in custody.

You can find a recording of the webinar linked below!