Nash Bridges: Renowned Judge Building L.A.’s Plan to Reach Crossover Youth
In March, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion that promised to tackle one of the most pressing issues the county’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems face: how to change the tragically life-altering effects of being caught up in both.
Persons of Interest: L.A. County Advocates Eye Reformers for Top Probation Post
The Los Angeles County Probation Department has cycled through six probation chiefs in a decade. This time, juvenile-justice advocates hope the county will attract someone with a desire and capacity to oversee reform of the nation’s largest juvenile-justice system.
Child Welfare League of America Sheds Pension Plan
The Child Welfare League of America, a 94-year old membership organization representing public and private child welfare agencies, took a major step toward survival when a federal agency agreed to terminate the organization’s pension plan.
Certificate Program Available for Those Interested in Working with Crossover Youth
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University is accepting applications to its Multi-System Integration Certificate Program until the end of the month, March 28. The idea of the program is to bring together current and future leaders to increase their knowledge about multi-system reform efforts related to crossover youth, a term used to describe youths who have been or are involved with both the child welfare and juvenile justice system.