CentralJersey.com reports:

“We look forward to working with the incoming administration and the Juvenile Justice Commission to chart the way forward for closing Jamesburg and Hayes, addressing the root causes of these staggering racial disparities, investing in the creation of a community-based system of care, and developing more rehabilitative out-of-home settings for our young people,” Haygood said. “Our primary goal is to ensure that our state’s youth — regardless of the color of their skin — receive the rehabilitation they need to mature and grow into responsible adults. Doing so would position New Jersey to be a national leader in transformative youth justice.”