A discussion with Joann Self Selvidge and Sarah Fleming, Co-Directors of the forthcoming documentary film “Juvenile”
- Host: Aprill O. Turner, Communications Director, Campaign For Youth Justice
- Guest: Joann Self Selvidge and Sarah Fleming, Co-Directors of the forthcoming documentary film “Juvenile”
In this episode of the Voices of Youth Justice Podcast we had the pleasure of interviewing two incredible filmmakers, Joann Self Selvidge and Sarah Fleming, who are currently working on a feature-length documentary called “Juvenile”, which “explores how communities across the country are breaking and remaking their justice systems. Driven by the personal stories of five youth who were justice-involved as teens, the film traces their pathways into the system and their journeys of trauma and healing.”
Youth Transfers to Adult Courts with Michael Dammerich
Episode 5: Transfers to Adult Courts
- Host: Harmeet Kamboj, Campaign For Youth Justice Communication Associate
- Guest: Michael Dammerich, Founding Member of the Youth Advisory Council for the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Michael has also assisted in the Campaign to Raise the Age to 18 in Missouri. Michael Dammerich a formerly incarcerated youth who was transferred to adult court at 16, shares his story.
Immigrant Youth and Juvenile Justice With Eddy Zheng
Episode 4: Immigrant Youth
- Host: David Crosby, Campaign For Youth Justice Communication Associate
- Guest: Eddy Zheng who became involved in the justice system by getting entangled in the migration to school to prison and deportation pipeline. As an immigrant coming into this country, he was dealing with the trauma of being uprooted from his homeland and facing language barriers, cultural difference, and generation gaps. Eddy has taken these experiences since his release and is now an advocate for youth justice, particularly Asia-Pacific Island youth entangled in the justice system.