Tag Archives: Youth Work

Chicago School-to-Prison Report

Project NIA is an advocacy center with a mission to address youth crime with restoration rather than incarceration. The study in Chicago found that 20% of all juvenile arrest were school-based; 27% of school-based arrests under age 20 were for minor battery (i.e. fighting); Black youth made up 74% of school based arrest followed by  22.5% Latinos. […]