Have you ever questioned the juvenile detention centers’ effectiveness? Are we just locking up children with problems so that we do not have to take responsibility ? Is this counterproductive action? Find out more by listening to the edition of A Public Affair!
On Monday, July 21st, our host John Quinlan interviewed guests Nell Bernstein, author of “Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prisons,” and Madison-Area Urban Ministry‘s Linda Ketcham and Shawna Lutzow to discuss children in our corrections system. The conversation encompassed challenges and solutions involving both young people in the juvenile justice system and the children of parents who are or have been incarcerated.