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Research and Resources

Why is there so much poverty in California?

The poverty rate in California is the highest in the country and even higher among youth. This research looked at the Equal Opportunity Plan (EOP) for the long-term solution against poverty. Poor children should receive […]

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Becoming Adults

Most youths who has experienced foster care or juvenile justice find it difficult to transition to independent adulthood. MDRC launched an evaluation on a program called Transitional Living, which helps youth transition to adulthood with […]

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Re-Examining Juvenile Incarceration

This research shows that placing juvenile offenders in out-of-home placements for too long does not show better outcomes. In hopes to reduce recidivism some states have enacted new laws to limit a juvenile offender’s time […]