Activists Hopeful ‘Torture’ of NY Teens Ends With Passage of Raise the Age Legislation This Year

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Photos by Karen Savage | Videos by Clarissa Sosin

Raise the age activists hold signs at a rally in New York City on March 25, 2017.

Alicia Barraza started her testimony with statistics. Sixteen- and 17-year-olds who serve time in New York’s adult facilities are twice as likely to report being beaten by staff, she said matter-of-factly . . .

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