State plans to spend 100 million on facility to hold juveniles charged as adults
Bart Lubow: Youth Prisons are places of violence, of arbitrary exercise of power, and are fundamentally dehumanizing
Bart Lubow: Structural racism plays a major role in which youth are arrested and go to jail
Baltimore’s 8th district is a microcosm of problems facing many cities across America
The recently signed stimulus sets aside billions of dollars for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to address the needs of low-income families, but new HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan is inheriting an agency crippled by years of neglect.