How One Organization Cultivates Courage to Dream Beyond Bars
The organization Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, or CURYJ, has been transforming lives in East Oakland for over a decade.
California Bill Limiting Youth Probation Will Be Considered Next Year
California's AB 503, known as The End Endless Probation Act, would put limits on youth probation. It was filed inactive this legislative session but will be considered next year.
It’s On All of Us: Close Youth Prisons, Build Youth Leaders
As California moves to close its youth prisons, it should invest in building youth leaders, writes Katarina Sayally.
Sound Off: California’s Youth Prison Closures
Juvenile justice advocates sound off on California's plan to close youth prisons and develop the Office of Youth and Community Restoration.
Five Former Foster Youth Sound Off: How the Pandemic Impacts Their Education
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many in-person support services for current and former foster youth have been eliminated. This has been devastating for students pursuing higher education and left many to rely on – or long for – the lifelong connections promised when they exited foster care.