The youth are our future. Stemming youth violence and ensuring access to justice therefore not only solves short term challenges, but mitigates long term ones as well.
Across the Americas, however, lack of programs addressing root causes, combined with ill prepared judiciary systems that often perpetuate violence and delinquency rather than rehabilitate, has greatly worsened the situation from every perspective: from that of the system, from that of civil society, and from the perspective of the youth themselves.
RYF works to prevent juvenile violence and promoting youth access to justice across the Americas by bringing together an alliance of practitioners, experts and donors, along with youth themselves, to create a dynamic international and indigenous collaboration
between the public, private, civil society and academic sectors to prevent juvenile violence and promoting youth access to justice.
Thank you very much for your empathy and help.
Andrew Davis – CEO