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.

 
“No child is born bad,” CFSY youth justice advocate Xavier McElrath-Bey says in TEDx talk

“No child is born bad,” CFSY youth justice advocate Xavier McElrath-Bey says in TEDx talk

In “No child is born bad,” Xavier McElrath-Bey, youth justice advocate at the CFSY, discusses the violence and poverty he experienced as a child and how that led him to seek family connections in a...

 
CFSY celebrates five years of progress

CFSY celebrates five years of progress

This month marks five years since the launch of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. We will commemorate the milestone this year and invite you to join us, as this is really just...

 
Infographic Explores Brain Science and Childhood Trauma

Infographic Explores Brain Science and Childhood Trauma

Our newest infographic produced in collaboration with Participant Media showcases the differences between adolescent and adult brains as well as the lasting effects of childhood trauma. We know that children are different from adults, and...

 
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...