No Kids in Prison: The Youth First Initiative for Youth Prison Abolition
Blog Post


Youth incarceration is a significant issue in the U.S. Each day, nearly 37,000 youth are held in residential facilities — a term that includes youth prisons — and many of these young people are young people of color and LGBTQ young people of color. The Youth First Initiative is a national initiative supporting community organizers across the country to abolish the youth prison system. Explore how Youth First is leading the No Kids in Prison movement through their latest blog post.