15 to Life

PBS Premiere: Aug. 4, 2014Check the broadcast schedule »

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15 to Life
The film website offers a number of resources, including additional information about people in the film, timelines, state-by-state information on juvenile sentencing, status of related legislation, suggestions for action and links to news reports.

Original Online Content on POV
To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story website -- http://www.pbs.org/pov/15tolife -- offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with the filmmaker, a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; and special features.


The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
This group's website is a clearinghouse of information and advocacy efforts related to fair and age-appropriate sentencing.

The National Center for Victims of Crime: "Common Ground: What Crime Victims Need from the Juvenile Justice System"
This report offers guidelines for the juvenile justice system.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This government website offers information, statistics and resources on the juvenile justice system.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
This government website provides resources and support services for victims of crimes.

Note: Links last checked August 1, 2014