A Terrifying Glimpse Into Life in Prison – As a Kid
- School-to-Prison Pipeline
- Child Welfare Crossover
- Mental Health
- Juvenile Defense
- Juvenile Competency
- In-Home Care Incentive
- PREA, Isolation, Restraint
- Youth in Adult System
- Juvenile Life Without Parole
- Youth Reentry
Written by Dana Liebelson of the Huffington Post, “Cruel and All-Too-Usual” provides a perfect glimpse of the daily horrors that young people suffer in Michigan’s adult prisons.
This important piece includes personal stories of youth in prison and documents obtained from the Michigan Department of Corrections, including videos, pictures, and reports of these youth being restrained, held in solitary confinement, tasered, gassed, and sexually assaulted while in prison. MCCD’s Executive Director, Dennis Schrantz, is also featured on this article.
Read “Cruel and All-Too-Usual” here.
Posted by MCCD on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 @ 11:38AM
Categories: In the News, Mental Health, Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency, PREA, Isolation, Restraint, Youth in Adult System