Image source: United Youth Courts of Alaska
ALL THIS WEEK we're talking about Juvenile Justice and in this story we're taking a look at what can happen for some young first-time offenders in communities that have Youth Courts. Youth Courts exist across the nation and have been a part of the Alaska juvenile justice system for more than a decade.
A video produced by the Sitka Youth Court
Kids These Days! host Shana Sheehy visited the North Star Youth Court in Fairbanks to learn more about how it works.