In this episode Carmela and Claudia talk with Valerie Slater, Esq., Executive Director of RISE for Youth about the experience many youths are having in juvenile justice facilities. We particularly talk about her work at the Bon Air Juvenile facility near Richmond, VA, currently the juvenile center with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in one juvenile correctional facility. Her passion and expertise for this work was electric! You do not want to miss this episode! We talked all things restorative justice, criminal justice reform, and the impact of our punitive system on black boys and girls. Click on the link above. We know you’ll be informed and inspired about the work of justice for black boys and girls.