New Youth Justice and Education Center to provide a ‘different path’

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 09, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Sheriff Bonner said he hopes the center will allow the expansion of educational opportunities provided to the juvenile facility by Hope Academy.

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office Shelby County Youth Justice and Education Center
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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