ZERO YOUTH DETENTION

CULTIVATING CONDITIONS FOR HAPPY, HEALTHY AND THRIVING YOUTH

ABOUT ZERO YOUTH DETENTION

The goal of Zero Youth Detention is to cultivate an environment where youth can feel happy, healthy and safe.

THE ROAD MAP TO ZERO YOUTH DETENTION  King County’s Roadmap to Zero Youth Detention is a plan to reduce the use of secure detention for youth and eliminating eliminate it by 2025. 

USING A PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH

When most people think about public health, the juvenile legal system isn’t what comes to mind. Find out why Zero Youth Detention’s program director thinks   the juvenile legal system and public health are a “natural fit.”


2021: A Year Full of Accomplishments

President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan. The ARP is funding organizations that are helping preventing gun violence

Last year, Zero Youth Detention reached many milestones. One of the achievements include The White House selecting King County as the only county among 15 jurisdictions to participate in a collaborative effort to reduce gun violence across the nation.

You can read about what we accomplished in 2021.

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