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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1513282 and Grant No. DRL-1614239. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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Unlocked is a multi-part investigation into alternatives to juvenile incarceration–both model programs and cases that raise serious concerns. In this multimedia story build, Youth Radio reveals how dangerously low staffing levels among guards has resulted in an increase in the use of pepper spray and fights in some juvenile detention facilities.

  • Soraya Shockley
  • Brett Myers
  • Rebecca Martin
  • Olivia Cueva
  • Lissa Soep
  • Kenya Young
  • Brandon McFarland
  • Denise Tejada
  • Lo Benichou
  • Jenny Bolario
  • Bridget Botelho
  • Asha Richardson
  • Shyra Gums
  • Dayonna Martin
  • Elizabeth Matute
  • Zak Rosen
  • Julia Mitric
  • Sayre Quevedo
  • Ellin O’Leary