Petition Update

1,650 signatures from landmark 5,000 signatures

NC Child

May 15, 2013 — We have a goal of reaching 10,000 signatures - the number of 16 and 17 year olds convicted as adults every year. Please share our petition as we are 1650 from reaching half of that 10,000 goal! We can only do this with you. With your help we will send the resounding message that the people of North Carolina no longer want to witness bright and talented youth with criminal records which cripple their future opportunities and prosperity. Please share this petition with your own social networks, family and friends.

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2013 is THE year to Raise the Age in North Carolina. Let's continue the charge!

North Carolina: Get Children Out of the Adult System
North Carolina: Get Children Out of the Adult System
When children end up in the adult criminal justice system, no one wins. Research shows that prosecuting youth charged with low-level crimes in the...