Sending children to Angola increases chances of recidivism

New Orleans pediatric physicians join in the recent op-ed by Demario Davis and Malcolm Jenkins to strongly oppose the relocation of our youth from juvenile detention facilities to Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Security issues that led to this decision aren’t the fault of the children; they should be given the opportunity to rehabilitate, not be sent to a maximum-security facility designed for adult incarceration.

Read the full op-ed by Maya Jones, a pediatric emergency physician, and Jessica Zagory, a pediatric surgeon here

Posted by Tamika McDonaldon December 16, 2022and categorized as Client Story, Events, Featured, News, Reports, Uncategorized