Philadelphia's Juvenile Justice Reforms Give Youth A 2nd Chance, But Some Say The City Is Soft On Crime05:49
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In Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. But the juvenile justice reforms are not without critics. (Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images)
In Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. But the juvenile justice reforms are not without critics. (Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images)

In Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. But the juvenile justice reforms are not without critics.

YR Media's Zari Tarazona (@SorryZari) reports.

This story was produced by Youth Radio's new network of journalists and artists, now called YR Media.

This segment aired on January 8, 2020.

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