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Issue: Juvenile Justice
Protect Public Safety – Raise the Age!
Urge State officials to raise the age of criminal responsibility.Act Now
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NYC children slept in homeless shelters last year
- 40% fewer
children are in foster care now than a decade ago
NYC youth applied but didn’t get summer youth employment jobs
of NYC children have health insurance
of arrests of 16 and 17-year-olds in New York State are for misdemeanors
children in ACS EarlyLearn programs
NYC children will sleep in a homeless shelter tonight
households with children receive SNAP benefits
- 1.1 million+
children in NYC public schools
of NYC public high school students are overweight or obese
NYC children live below the federal poverty line
- 1.8 million
children in NYC