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3 Strikes You're Out 1994 Slavery Act

ID Number: 4583
Maker: Mark Vallen
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1995
Place Made: North America: United States; California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 43.2 cm x 27.9 cm; 17 in x 11 in
Main Subject: Prisons & Prisoners
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
3 Strikes You're Out 1994 Slavery Act The " 3 strikes and you're out law" says that if you're convicted of 3 felonies you go to jail for life. Felonies committed by youth 16 to 18 can be counted as strikes. You can get 3 strikes before you reach 18 and go to jail for the rest of your life! It costs $32,0000 to put a teenager in jail for a year. It costs $23,000 a year to got to USC! The South Central Youth Empowerment thru Action (SC-YEA) thinks the money it takes to lock us up should be spent on schools and other programs to help youth. SC-YEA is a group of middle and high school students that believe youth need to make their voices heard to help change their community. For more information or to volunteer with SC-YEA, call the Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention: (213) 750-9087 Mark Vallen © · Art For A Change, P.O. Box 5751, Sherman Oaks, CA., 91413 · Hecho En Aztlan


Acquisition Number: 1994-076

Copyright Status:
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