They thought they'd die in prison. Now they're juvenile justice advocates on a mission.

Detroit Free Press, May 22, 2023
Michigan now has the largest population of children sentenced to life without parole. And Michigan's practice of continuing to sentence children to lifetime imprisonment puts it "increasingly out of step with other states," as 28 states now ban these sentences.

Read the May 22, 2023 Free Press article explaining how and why SADO Reentry Specialist Jose Burgos and Safe & Just Community Engagement Specialist Ronnie Waters are working so hard to eliminate lifetime imprisonment of children. You can also read their April 4, 2023 Free Press editorial here.