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OP-ED: California Bill Can End Solitary Confinement for Youth
June 4, 2015 | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

During the fall of 2013, Rosemary Summers, a 16-year-old from San Diego County, Calif., committed suicide at a juvenile hall called the Girls Rehabilitation Facility. She ended up there for failing to tell her probation officer that she had attended a Trayvon Martin rally, having been on probation for a few misdemeanors. Read more

Is Violence the New Normal? Why We Must End Solitary Confinement for Youth
Jul 17, 2015 | Huffington Post

Kalief Browder. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Reynisha McBride. Ezell Ford. Walter Scott. Ricardo Diaz Zeferino. Men and women. Each unarmed, yet killed by police officers who were out on patrol or while they were confined in a jail cell, or as a result of trauma inflicted during confinement. Read more