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Issue: Juvenile Justice
It is Time to Raise the Age in New York!
New York must take the next step and Raise the Age of criminal responsibility.Act Now
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of NYC public school children are obese
- 1 million+
children in NYC public schools
of NYC children have health insurance
NYC children slept in homeless shelters last year
- 1.8 million
children in NYC
NYC children sleeping in homeless shelters tonight
a year for state juvenile justice placements
of NYC children live in poverty
children in NYC Head Start
NYC youth applied but didn’t get summer youth employment jobs
- ½ as many
children are in foster care now than a decade ago