ZERO YOUTH DETENTION

A public health approach for ending

Youth in secure detention

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.”

King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Released its an Updated Firearm Violence Report.

THE NUMBER OF SHOOTINGS SO FAR IN 2021 IS UP ALMOST 50% COMPARED TO THE AVERAGE FROM THE PREVIOUS FOUR YEARS.

You can view the findings here.

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