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  COVID-19 BSCC Coalition Letter

On behalf of criminal and juvenile justice advocates, community organizers, directly impacted individuals—many of whom have been incarcerated in local jails and juvenile facilities—and families of individuals currently incarcerated, we urge the Board of State and Community Correction to adopt immediately the following measures to protect the health and well-being of our loved ones who are incarcerated or work inside county adult and juvenile detention facilities.


  Youth Development Vision

Letter to Los Angeles County Probation Department leadership from LA Youth Uprising coalition and other organizations to support efforts by the Probation Reform & Implementation team to establish a robust Probation Oversight Commission and a comprehensive reform implementation plan.


  Leveling the Playing Field for California’s Children: 2019 Policy Agenda

This policy agenda identifies the steps that California lawmakers can take in 2018 to ensure that all our children have what they need to realize their potential tomorrow. Recognizing that children don’t come in pieces, the policy agenda highlights policies that support the whole children by lifting children out of poverty, providing quality health care to every child, ensuring educational equity, and transforming the juvenile justice system to focus on prevention and rehabilitation.

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