The Youth Justice cohort includes eight student organizers and one adult ally working to reform the youth justice system in Tennessee, starting with a campaign to pass legislation ending the practice of solitary confinement for incarcerated and detained youth by April 2019.
2017-18 Youth Justice CHANGE Fellows
Ladiva Coleman, 12th grade, Freedom Preparatory Academy
Khya Cooper, 10th grade, Whitehaven High School
Brien Haley, 12th grade, Central High School
Hunter Key, 12th grade, White Station High School
Michael Payne, 9th grade, Middle College High School
Isabella Bianca Reano, 12th grade, Bolton High School
Rod’nee Richardson, 12th grade, Bolton High School
Karlynn Woods, 12th grade, Germantown High School
More to come!