Chen-Chen Jiang Calls for Release of Incarcerated Youth Vulnerable to Pandemic

Chen-Chen Jiang ('18), Staff Attorney with TeamChild in Seattle, was quoted on KNKX radio's Northwest News pressing the state's release of vulnerable youth in response to coronavirus. ("Advocates Push for Incarcerated Youth To Be Released To Protect Them from Coronavirus," Apr. 20). She also commented on data showing a dramatic decrease in detention center populations on Public News Service, "Fewer Young People in Detention During Pandemic," Apr. 27). "This work shows that detention can be reduced … it actually will not increase crime or threaten the safety of our communities. It will actually do just the opposite."