Suicide is the second-leading cause of death, behind unintentional injuries, for American Indian youth ages 15 to 25 — at a rate that is four times higher than the national average.
Lawmakers need to understand that their current responses to limited resources are ignoring the needs of youth. By failing to look at the big picture, their responses actually cost us more money. Worse, it means we are failing our youth.
The Obama administration on Friday detailed a pilot project to give 12,000 inmates Pell grants to help with education costs, as well as a number of additional reentry measures for both juveniles and adults.
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