MCU, EX-incarcerated People Organizing-MO (EXPO-MO), and Campaign for Youth Justice (TCYJ) staged a protest parade on May 8 at the Division of Youth Service’s Hogan St. Center. #freeouryouth
In this episode, we talk with Rev. Dietra Wise-Baker and LaTrisha Gandy about the risk of COVID-19 to youth in DYS facilities, the challenges facing families with loved ones in the system, and efforts to bring these children home where they can thrive.
If you have a loved one who is a youth involved in the court system, text #LoveYouth to 31996 to join the MCU participatory defense virtual meetings on Tuesday evenings. Participants will learn how to navigate the system, understand their rights, and advocate for their youths.