Youth and SF Board majority back Shamann Walton’s proposal to close Juvenile Hall because ‘all you learn is how to survive in prison’

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by Tracy Gallardo, Carolyn Goossen, Abigail Rivamonte Mesa and Jessica Nowlan Supervisor Shamann Walton speaks Tuesday at the rally in support of the legislation to close San Francisco’s Juvenile Hall by 2021. – Photo: Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, HuffPost San Francisco – Hundreds of young San Franciscans and their supporters rallied on the steps of City Hall Tuesday as a majority of the Board of Supervisors prepared to introduce legislation at the board meeting to require the closure of San Francisco’s Juvenile Hall by December 2021. Supervisors Shamann Walton, Hillary Ronen and Matt Haney aut...