15 to Life: Kenneth's Story is being watched by
prosecutors, judges, legislators and family members
of both prisoners and victims. Check out what's happened since the PBS broadcast in August last year.
People are watching:
500,000 people watched 15 to Life on the PBS documentary series POV
80,000 people have visited POV’s website to learn more about the issue.
So far there's been 40 community screenings in 31 cities in 23 states.
People are talking:
I am usually pretty hardcore when it comes to crime, but this sentence is outrageous.
- Darryl Roberts
Kenneth's story scares me - what the hell is wrong with our justice system here??
- Tracey Bodnar
There is not one person in the world that's the same person they were when they were 15.
- Owen Murphy
Join the discussion www.facebook.com/15TOLIFEthefilm www.pbs.org/pov/engage
Attitudes are changing:
After seeing the film, audience members were 50% less likely to support juveniles facing the same consequences as adults in the criminal justice system.
People are taking action:
91% of audience members are inspired to take further action
84% plan to discuss the issue with their friends and families
69% plan to research the issue of jlwop further
40% plan to join an organization working to end jlwop
31% plan to donate to organizations working on the issue