Children should never be sentenced to die in prison

The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth is the national campaign working to end the practice
of sentencing children to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

 
CFSY releases first-ever defense guidelines for representing youth facing life sentences

CFSY releases first-ever defense guidelines for representing youth facing life sentences

Nearly three dozen national, statewide, and local legal organizations have endorsed the first-ever Guidelines for representing children who face our country’s harshest penalty, which the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth released in March....

 
The growing movement to end extreme sentences for youth

The growing movement to end extreme sentences for youth

This new video, “The growing movement to end extreme sentences for youth,” provides an overview of our successes during the five years since the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth was launched. Please watch and...

 
Facts and Infographics about Life Without Parole for Children

Facts and Infographics about Life Without Parole for Children

Facts about the sentence The majority of sentences to life without parole for youth have been imposed in states where judges are obligated to impose it as a mandatory sentence, without consideration of any factors relating...

 
Support The CFSY

Support The CFSY

The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth is dedicated to abolishing the practice of sentencing young people to life without parole. When you support our efforts to abolish this inhumane practice, which declares people...