Arnold Ventures Interviews Julissa Soto for the Launch of Debt Free Justice
Arnold Venture's Steven Scarborough interviewed Julissa Soto about her experience with juvenile fines and fees.
After Julissa Soto’s son shoplifted a tube of toothpaste he thought their family couldn’t afford, their lives fell apart. As a single working mom, Soto struggled to pay thousands of dollars in court fines and fees while keeping a roof over their heads, and her story is the story of thousands of families across the country.
Arizona Eliminates Juvenile Court Fees, Providing Relief for Youth and Families
Arizona has become the latest state to eliminate juvenile court fees, joining a growing number of states that have taken this step in recent years...
IN Law Eliminates Costs and Fees in Juvenile Court for Low-Income Families
A new law in Indiana will eliminate certain costs and fees in juvenile court for families who cannot afford to pay them. House Enrolled Act 1493...
Progeny Speaks Out: Kansas' Youth Justice System Set Up for Failure
Progeny, one of our Debt Free Justice partners in the criminal justice reform movement, has been making waves in the news lately. In this Kansas...