Progeny leaders on systemic problems with juvenile justice

Hosted By: Rachel Mipro - April 24, 2023


Four members of Progeny, a Wichita-based youth advocacy group, talk about the groundbreaking 2016 juvenile justice reform bill, what still needs to be done to help at-risk youths, and how Kansas lawmakers approach the issue.

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Rachel Mipro

Kansas Reflector reporter

Sherman Smith

Kansas Reflector editor in chief

Marquetta Atkins

Progeny executive director

Desmond Bryant-White

Progeny program manager and lead organizer

Yusef Presley

Progeny Soros Justice Fellow and creator of the YP Project

Tyler Williams

Progeny community organizer