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The Adolescent Opportunity Program run through the YMCA of Metropolitan Jackson, which serves 11 counties, will lose federal funding on July 1, along with all other similar programs in the state. Photo courtesy YMCA of Mississippi

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Juvy Intervention Programs Losing Federal Funds

Pre-intervention programs are vital in the state's criminal-justice system and have the power to prevent young people from entering the criminal-justice system in the first place.


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