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Community Activists Call Out Incarcerated Youth as Victims of Exploitation and Trauma for Profit

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Community Organizers and Youth Advocates from SWOP (Southwest Organizing Project), Pegasus Legal Services for Children, Youth First and Millions for Prisoners New Mexico join in a collective community conversation to bring attention to the often long-ignored problem of youth incarceration - many argue is a gateway and avenue for exploitation, modern day slavery,  systemic and historical trauma imposed on our most vulnerable for profit. They highlight their increased vulnerability in all areas especially during COVID-19. Tune in for Part Two of this vital community conversation tomorrow, Tuesday May 12, 2020.

Part One:

Part Two: 

Community Activists Call Out Incarcerated Youth as Victims of Exploitation and Trauma for Profit

Part Three:

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Links to the participating organizations can be found below:

SWOP (Southwest Organizing Project) 

https://www.swop.net

Pegasus Legal Services for Children

http://pegasuslaw.org/

Millions for Prisoners New Mexico

https://www.facebook.com/MillionsforPrisonersNM/

We Are The Revolution 

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Youth First

https://www.nokidsinprison.org/