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Ex-felon turned actvist urges action on juvenile violence

by Rose Zhou
April 17, 2014


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Charles Perry greets a journalism student at a panel on juvenile justice at Columbia College.

Legal, mental health and prison experts gathered at Columbia College to discuss what should be done about the juvenile violence situation in Chicago. One former felon, who now works with youth in juvenile detention centers, called for more guidance for incarcerated kids.