Youth held at Angola allege violence from guards, extended lockdown in lawsuit

An incarcerated youth said guards at a controversial juvenile justice facility recently opened on the grounds of Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola have hit young people and used mace multiple times to restrain them. Daniel ,incarcerated youth , said he no longer has access to substance abuse treatment, and Edward complained about the schooling. He said that the building has also gone into lockdown for days at a time, where young people are only let out of their cells for showers. The essential resources owed to kids in their facilities are missing and received at other facilities are missing. 

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Posted by Tamika McDonaldon January 9, 2023and categorized as Awards, Client Story, Events, Featured, News, Reports, Uncategorized