The Foster Care to Prison Pipeline: What It Is and How It Works

“In both cases I wasn’t given the opportunity to show that I was a better person. They were quick to throw the time and throw the sentences on me instead of looking for ways to help me grow so it won’t happen again,” says Randy. “I feel like since I’m just a black kid in foster care [the justice system] doesn’t want to see us given opportunities or help us grow.”

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