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Truthout TV: Victoria Law on Closing Cages

Closing Cages: People Power Helps Stop Youth Incarceration

Truthout TV host, Ted Asregadoo, speaks to Victoria Law about her article in Truthout entitled, “Closing Cages: People Power Helps Stop Youth Incarceration.” The discussion centers on funding priorities of local governments for youth jails and the defunding of schools and rec centers that are integral in giving young people a hand up.

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