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CDF President Marian Wright Edelman's Testimony on the Youth PROMISE Act

Release Date: July 15, 2009
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Youth PROMISE Act testimony video

CDF President Marian Wright Edelman written testimony for a hearing on the Youth PROMISE Act before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security of the House Committee on the Judiciary on July 15, 2009. The Youth PROMISE Act shifts the paradigm from ineffective punishment and incarceration to evidence-based prevention and intervention to address juvenile delinquency.