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Suicide Prevention Month

Authored by: ICOY Trauma Specialist Heshima Mance and ICOY Trauma Intern Emily Waskowitz As September comes to a close, the ICOY Trauma Team reflected…

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ICOY Responds to Recent Police Brutality Involving Youth

We share in the anger, frustration, and grief felt across Illinois and the country in the wake of the killings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo, a child and…

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ICOY supports the removal of police from schools

Authors: Eilene Ladson (ICOY Program Director), Kathryn Culleeny (ICOY Juvenile Justice Manager), & Jocelyn Vega (ICOY Trauma Specialist) As the nation continues to discuss the…

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Op-ed: Stop the Solitary Confinement of Youth

Stop Solitary Confinement of Youth May 3, 2018 Illinois became a pioneer in juvenile justice reform when it established the first juvenile court in…

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