Youth policy experts agree, more policing isn’t the response we need for youth crime. FFI Senior Fellow Phyllis Becker, and Henry A. J. Ramos of The New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy explore how centering youth, families and communities creates more sustainable solutions. By examining our biases and narratives about young people, particularly youth of color, we can begin to dismantle walls built by historical inequities. Read more in this thought-provoking op-ed in the Progressive Magazine, “More Policing Won’t’ Solve Youth Crime.”
FFI Senior Fellow Phyllis Becker contributes as co-author in a recent position paper from the Council for Juvenile Justice Administrators about how to apply to a wellbeing framework to juvenile justice.
Watch the recording of our conversation with Wellbeing Blueprint signer Elka Gotfryd,
Watch the recording of our conversation with Wellbeing Blueprint signer the Right Question Institute, who is working to build a more just and equitable democracy.