Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC)
L.A. County Moves to Reduce Hidden Costs of Incarceration
Following impassioned testimony from more than a dozen advocates for incarcerated people and their families, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to come up with a plan that would ban expensive collect calls and markups on commissary items in jails and juvenile detention facilities.
Report: Juvenile Administrative Fees Burden Families Across California
A lot has changed in the year since Michael Rizo was released from a Stockton youth correctional facility after serving a three-and-a-half-year sentence. “I give back to the community,” the 21-year-old Rizo said.
Discontinuing Solitary Confinement in Juvenile Facilities
By Erica Webster Letters thrown in a urinal. Standing in the cold at 5 AM. Locked in solitary confinement for days. These are some of the disciplinary methods James Anderson remembers correctional officers using at Camp Scobee, a secure juvenile facility in Los Angeles County.