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Your Call: How does the juvenile prison system need to change?

Your Call for July 16th, 2014: We’ll have a conversation with Nell Bernstein, a journalist and the author of Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison. The US spends 88,000 dollars per year to incarcerate a young person in a state facility, more than eight times in what we invest in education. What do we need to know about the Juvenile systems system? How it works and ways to reform it. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Nell Bernstein, award winning journalist and author of the new book of Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison

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Nell Bernstein

SF Gate: Burning Down the House

Black Press: Locked Up, Left Behind: Juvenile Justice System Failing Southern Youth - See more at: