Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act
Los Angeles Partners with Foundations on $3.2 Million Venture to Prevent Juvenile Delinquency
On February 5, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a landmark public-private partnership that will get a significant amount of county funding into the hands of community-based organizations focused on keeping kids out of the juvenile justice system by offering an array of much-needed services and opportunities.
Los Angeles Eyes Chicago Program as Replacement for Voluntary Probation
As the Los Angeles County Probation Department dismantles a controversial shadow probation program in schools, some county education officials worry that they will be left with fewer resources to work with young people who misbehave at school.
How a Diversion Program in South L.A. Hopes to Break the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline
When Karina Cabrera first sat down with Angelica,* a 15-year-old enrolled in a juvenile diversion program at Centinela Youth Services (CYS), the case manager remembers the youth’s icy stare and clipped answers.