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NJJN Opposes For-Profit Youth Confinement
BONUS: NJJN also released policy recommendations to protect youth who are nevertheless confined in for-profit facilities.
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NJJN recommends ending the use of for-profit private youth confinement facilities because they encourage the incarceration of youth and the elimination of services youth need to succeed. Also, making money on keeping youth in bondage is morally wrong. Read More