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Florida

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No Place for a Child depicts the issue in Florida in which there are more children sent to adult prisons more than any other state in the United States. Children as young as 12 years old are constantly being sentenced for years into these institutions without even having their case before a jury. This advocacy group continues to try to reform the age in which a child is considered an adult, roles of judges, and making it mandatory that children are kept in juvenile facilities while doing their given sentencing.

Primary Contact Name: Scott McCoy
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Phone: 305-537-0573

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Reports

  • Destined to Fail: How Florida Jails Deprive Children of Schooling

    Destined to Fail: How Florida Jails Deprive Children of Schooling (2018) by the Southern Poverty Law Center details how many jails and school districts across Florida – which prosecutes more children as adults than any other state – fail to meet state and federal obligations by providing little to no education when children are locked up in adult facilities.