Prop 21 California's March 7th primary includes a much-debated proposal, Proposition 21, or the Juvenile Justice Initiative. The measure would create tough new penalties for gang-related felonies, and would give prosecutors in California the power to try some juveniles as adults - a power currently reserved for judges. Prop 21 is energizing some kids - particularly in high school - into activism. Youth Radios Victor Vazquez sent us news from Berkeley.
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Prop 21

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California's March 7th primary includes a much-debated proposal, Proposition 21, or the Juvenile Justice Initiative. The measure would create tough new penalties for gang-related felonies, and would give prosecutors in California the power to try some juveniles as adults - a power currently reserved for judges. Prop 21 is energizing some kids - particularly in high school - into activism. Youth Radios Victor Vazquez sent us news from Berkeley.