Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center officially closed at the end of June. RISE for Youth welcomes this long overdue closure and applauds the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice for moving toward…
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Thank you Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant for standing with youth and families and investing in community-based alternatives, not prison.
Thank you Sen. Mark Obenshain for helping our most vulnerable youth by investing community-based alternatives to prison.
Prison is no place for kids. Thank you Governor Terry McAuliffe for protecting community-based alternatives to incarceration.