Child Welfare

Video: Foster Youth Share Ideas About How to Best Support the Transition to Adulthood

In 2010, California passed Assembly Bill 12 (Fostering Connections to Success Act), which extended foster-care benefits from age 18 to 21. California was one of the first states in the country to pass legislation that […]

Photo: Max Whittaker, Prime Collective
Creative Nonfiction

A Profile of a Prisoner in Solitary

There have been significant prison reform efforts in recent years in California. Reforms have addressed issues around sentencing of non-violent crimes, the trying of juveniles and greater scrutiny on the use of solitary confinement. But […]