Just Kids is a campaign working to change the way youth charged as adults are treated in the Maryland justice system though policy change, community organizing and public education.

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Learn the truth about youth charged as adults in Maryland.

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“Juveniles can still change, but in the adult system, there is no changing your life. You might think about changing it, but you come home with nothing but time and tattoos. The juvenile system holds youth accountable in a productive way… All juveniles should have this chance.”


Charged as an adult at age 14