This powerful video, “God Cries When We Sentence Youth to Life in Prison,” features faith leaders from several different traditions speaking about the practice of extreme sentencing for youth and its intersection with faith perspectives:

“God Cries When Youth Are Sentenced to Life in Prison”

March has been designated Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing by the Healing Justice Coalition. Launched by the Healing Justice Coalition, this provides an opportunity for organizations and individuals to talk about the reasons they consider life without parole for children as an issue of concern for people of faith.

For other ideas about getting involved this month, please visit our Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing page.