Institute President and CEO Ryan P. Haygood and CNN commentator Van Jones co-authored a powerful piece for The Hill:
Empathy will allow us to identify the underlying factors that may lead a child to make a grave mistake. It will also be the key to build political will to give them the support they need to get better. Ultimately, we should aspire to build strong children so that there is no need to repair broken men and women.
Together, we can create a country where no child is imprisoned.