Recent Press Releases Referencing Department of Corrections

Growing Our Workforce: Governor Walker Announces Plan to Expand Worker Training within Wisconsin’s Correctional Institutions

"Our plan will give inmates concrete skills they can use to become productive members of society once they are released."

Youth Justice Milwaukee

Youth Justice Milwaukee Calls for More Community Input at Department of Corrections Community Meeting on Plans for Lincoln Hills Closure

YJM continued to advocate for alternatives to locked-door facilities while investing in close-to-home programs like mentoring and job training.

Youth Justice Milwaukee Statement on Judge’s OK to Lincoln Hills Settlement

"For years, children suffered trauma and neglect at the hands of Wisconsin’s Department of Corrections, and this settlement only begins to make things right."