Why do we still put young people in solitary confinement?

“A new Ontario report shows how isolation for jailed youth can be dehumanizing and riddled with legal violations…”
“…Many young people in custody have endured childhood maltreatment; they may be developmentally delayed, or have a mental illness or learning disability; many have experienced racism or multi-generational trauma as descendants of residential school survivors (black and Aboriginal youth are overrepresented); some have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, or suffer from an addiction...”