June 21, 2010 – Hour 1

Today we discuss the controversy surrounding construction of a new jail in Baltimore for juveniles facing adult charges.  Join us to find out why the jail is being built and discuss other ways that juvenile advocates would like to see the $100 million spent.

Our panel is:

Maggi Phillips, a Youth Organizer with the Baltimore Algebra Project, who just graduated from Western High School and who will start at Towson University in the fall

Hathaway Ferebee, Executive Director of the Safe and Sound Campaign (for resources related to juvenile justice, call Hathaway and the Safe and Sound Campaign at 410-625-7976)

Kristen Mahoney, Director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention