Raise the Age Lobby Day in the News

Fios1 News: Young advocates from Hudson Valley call on NY lawmakers to ‘Raise the Age’

Black Westchester: Westchester Youth Lobby for Raise the Age Legislation in  Albany

White Plains Daily Voice: County Youth, Adults Travel To Albany To Lobby For ‘Raise The Age’

White Plains Patch: Dozens from White Plains Area Lobby for Raise the Age Legislation

Hudson Valley News Network: Dozens Travel to Albany, Lobby for Raise the Age Legislation

On Tuesday, March 8th, 45 Westchester residents and youth joined over 200 others from around the state to rally for Raise the Age legislation in Albany. Youth from the Youth Shelter Program of Westchester,the White Plains Youth Court,Children’s Village, and  Bravehearts M.O.V.E. New York had the opportunity to meet with elected officials and staff and ask them to make raising the age of criminal responsibility for 16 and 17 year olds a top priority in the New York State budget.

Watch the news clip from Fios1 News or read more in Black Westchester, the Daily VoicePatch, or Hudson Valley News Network.

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