criminal justice system http://wrvo.org en Advocates urge Cuomo to raise age for youth offenders http://wrvo.org/post/advocates-urge-cuomo-raise-age-youth-offenders-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>New York is one of only two states in the country where all children 16 and older are treated as adults in the criminal justice system. This month the <a href="http://raisetheageny.com/" target="_blank">Raise the Age </a>initiative kicked off a statewide campaign in upstate New York, renewing their effort to keep kids under 18 out of adult prisons.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 22:05:18 +0000 Kate O'Connell 47833 at http://wrvo.org Advocates urge Cuomo to raise age for youth offenders