North Carolina is one of two states that still charges 16- and 17-year olds as adults in the criminal justice system.


North Carolina and New York are the only remaining states that charge our 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. If you agree that children deserve second chances, join us in the effort to #RaiseTheAge of juvenile jurisdiction in North Carolina.




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