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Virginia has one youth prison left. Advocates say it’s one too many.

Published on Jun 24, 2022.


Virginia’s last youth prison is Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center located in Chesterfield. Across the nation and in Virginia, youth incarceration has decreased, yet Bon Air JCC is open and larger than other secure treatment facilitie…

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State Lawmakers Approve $1 Million Grant to Help Foster Youth Receive College Education

Published Jun 23, 2022.


Virginia lawmakers registered a win recently for young adults hailing from the Commonwealth’s foster care system, by approving a two-year spending plan with a $1 million grant for Great Expectations—a program that helps youth who have expe…

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