What’s On the Ballot for Youth and Families in 2020
Next week, hundreds of politicians will be on the ballot, from President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden all the way to local town council representatives. And in many states, those races will be accompanied on the ballot by initiatives that put public policy directly in the hands of voters.
California Juvenile Justice Advocates Push Ballot Measure
Juvenile-justice advocates in California are making a concerted push to gather signatures for a ballot measure that could decrease the number of juveniles tried in adult courts. In January, Governor Jerry Brown introduced the initiative for the November ballot as a way to redress several longstanding criminal justice issues at both the adult and juvenile levels.