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Tyler Williams

Tyler Williams

Tyler Williams, Progeny community organizer, is a formerly adjudicated youth in the state of Kansas who understands first-hand how and why the juvenile justice system needs to be changed — to not only help youth grow but also to assist healing the community as a whole. Tyler received a governor’s appointment to the Kansas Advisory Group for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency and consistently utilizes his platform to elevate the voices of impacted youth.

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With nearly a year passed since Cedric Lofton's death, officials need to step forward and take bold steps in invest in Kansas' young people. (Getty Images)

Young people in Kansas deserve better in wake of Cedric Lofton’s death

By: and - July 30, 2022

Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Tyler Williams and Yusef Presley are youth leaders with Progeny. While September marks one year since Cedric Lofton was tragically killed at the Sedgwick County Juvenile Intake […]