Youth Reinvestment Fund.
The Next Chapter for Reforming California’s Juvenile Justice Agency: A Therapeutic Model
As California works toward finalizing a new state budget, the legislature this week provided some long-awaited clues about the future of reforms to the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). A budget approved by the state legislature now appears to call for the creation of an $8 million “therapeutic communities” pilot project inspired by a successful alternative to youth incarceration in large facilities.
Do Public Health Agencies Hold the Key to Working with At-Risk Youth in California?
Amid a shrinking juvenile justice system, a new California bill is part of a statewide debate about how the state should serve young people at greatest risk of involvement with the criminal justice system.