Massachusetts Youth Justice Day
Tuesday, January 21 2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Massachusetts State House, Room 437
24 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02133
About the Event
Join young people and allies from across Massachusetts to meet with state legislators on critical juvenile justice reform legislation!
- Raise The Age: Keep 18-to-20-year-olds out of the adult criminal justice system (H.3420/S.825)
- Clean Slate MA: Expand expungement of juvenile and criminal court records (H.1386/S.900)
- The Education Success Act: Limit school exclusion without adequate due process (H.531/S.297)
- Data & Equity: Improve the collection & transparency of juvenile justice data to address racial disparities in the system (H.2141/S.1386)
Hosted by Representative Kay Khan and co-sponsored by the ACLU of Massachusetts, Center for Teen Empowerment, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts, College Bound Dorchester, Committee for Public Counsel Services, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, Greater Boston Legal Services, I Have a Future, League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, Massachusetts Mentoring Partnership, Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids, Mental Health Legal Advisers Committee, More Than Words, Real Cost of Prisons Project, Roca, Teens Leading The Way.