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Annie E. Casey Foundation Visits our Project in Chihuahua

[:en]The Annie. E Casey Foundation sent a team of U.S. juvenile justice experts, part of their “Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative”, to visit our project in Chihuahua, Mexico. Here are some image of our meetings with the local judges, prosecutors, public defenders, probation, and community-based organizations.

JDAI Presentation to Chihuahua government and local stakeholders
JDAI Presentation to Chihuahua government and local stakeholders
Doug presents a summary of Chihuahua use of detention data.
Doug presents a summary of Chihuahua use of detention data.
Doug presents basic statistics on juvenile detention in Chihuahua.
Doug presents basic statistics on juvenile detention in Chihuahua.
Local stakeholders share their challenges.
Local stakeholders share their challenges.
Local juvenile court judges share their perspectives on situation in Chihuahua.
Local juvenile court judges share their perspectives on situation in Chihuahua.
Community leaders share their perspective with chief juvenile court Justice Guzman.
Community leaders share their perspective with chief juvenile court Justice Guzman.
JDAI Team and local stakeholders.
JDAI Team and local stakeholders.
Russ Payne, JJI summer intern, Albuquerque Judge Romero. Roxana Matiella from the Children's Center for Law and Policy, and La Plazita director Albino Garcia.
Russ Payne, JJI summer intern, Albuquerque Judge Romero. Roxana Matiella from the Children’s Center for Law and Policy, and La Plazita director Albino Garcia.
Local friends meeting up with Doug, Bill Mondale, Albino Garcia, Roxana Matiella, and Russ Payne.
Local friends meeting up with Doug, Bill Mondale, Albino Garcia, Roxana Matiella, and Russ Payne.

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20 Hours

[:en]The teacher was preparing her lesson when we entered the empty classroom at 9:15 A.M. She had written a few math problems written on the chalkboard. We had brought a group of experts from the United States and we were on an official tour of the juvenile detention center in Chihuahua, Mexico. We started at […]

Our First Summer Intern

[:en]Juvenile Justice Advocates International’s first ever summer legal intern started this week! We are welcoming Russel Payne to our team for the summer. Russell is a second year law student at the University of Minnesota law school in Minneapolis. This summer he will be interviewing detained children in Chihuahua, Mexico to help us learn more about […]

“We share our underwear”

Thursday I brought two suit cases full of toiletries for boys in prison in Chihuahua, Mexico. The prison director brought us into a dining hall and we handed out 20 packages of shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, towels and underwear. These boys were all from the sierra, or mountains. They come from extreme poverty. Most […]