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ACLU-CT & CTJA: The solution to youth offenders is not more time

Concerning the discussion of bringing Connecticut’s legislature back into session to debate the state’s juvenile court system, the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut (ACLU-CT) and the Connecticut Justice Alliance (CTJA) issue the following joint statement.
July 8, 2021

Please Continue to Stand for Clean Slate.

We urge you to stand firmly behind Clean Slate, which both the Senate and House passed with large majorities (23-12 & 91-56), and not to agree to further limitations or carve outs as Gov. Lamont suggested in his recent letter.

June 15, 2021

A Conversation with Deborah Archer

On May 21, 2021, national ACLU president Deborah Archer and ACLU of Connecticut executive director David McGuire came together to talk about the ACLU's work ahead for racial justice and systemic equity in a special livestreamed conversation.

May 27, 2021 Racial Justice