Congressional panel debates federal role in preventing youth incarceration

By: - September 8, 2022 4:43 pm

Dr. Stephanie Hawkins, founding director of the Transformative Research Unit for Equity at RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, says research has shown that access to safe and healthy housing “is a wise investment in juvenile justice prevention.” She testified during a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on juvenile justice on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Screenshot.

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.