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Big win for youth justice in LA County

Earlier this week, Los Angeles County’s Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council (JJCC) adopted a budget that makes a landmark reinvestment of nearly $7 million of funding from probation to community-based youth development supports.

Apr 19, 2019|Tags: |

Board Vote Gives Youth Advocates Power

Earlier this week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to give a group of youth experts and advocates the power to determine how tens of millions of dollars that are supposed to be used on young people gets spent

Mar 28, 2019|

A Healthier Start to Life

In February, CDF-CA and others joined Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) at a press conference to announce the introduction of AB 875 to reestablish “Healthy Start.” Healthy Start

Mar 25, 2019|Tags: |

We’re Hiring!

If you are dedicated to our mission of caring for every child, we’d love to have you join our team. CDF-CA is hiring for two positions: director of legislative advocacy and coalition coordinator.

Mar 21, 2019|

Take action to protect children, not guns!

A few weeks ago, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act (H.R.8) passed the House of Representatives to strengthen background checks and keep guns out of the hands of those who would use them to harm our children and communities.

Mar 21, 2019|

CDF-CA Co-Sponsors the 2nd LCAP Community Forum

It is the time of year for school and district budgeting and accountability! Earlier this month, CDF-CA co-hosted our second forum with Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) and other youth-serving organizations to increase parent and community engagement in the district budgeting process.

Mar 21, 2019|

Implementing SB 439

Senate Bill 439 went into effect on Jan. 1, ending the prosecution of children under 12 in juvenile court; but counties have until Jan. 1, 2020 to develop an implementation plan that actualizes this vision.

Mar 21, 2019|

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