WBEZ | Angelica http://www.wbez.org/tags/angelica Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Who cares about aftercare for juveniles? http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/who-cares-about-aftercare-juveniles <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/angelica3_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Half the young people who get out of Illinois youth prisons end up back inside. When Illinois broke off its youth prisons from adult ones three and a half years ago, it vowed to change that. The plan was to flood kids with support in their communities, to help them connect with school, with work, with treatment. <br /><br />Angelica spent time in the girls' prison at Warrenville in northern Illinois. She needed those resources to stay out of trouble. <br /><br />Former WBEZ reporter Adriene Hill introduced us to Angelica and the twists and turns her life has taken.</p></p> Wed, 29 Dec 2010 07:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/who-cares-about-aftercare-juveniles