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PHOTO GALLERY: Look at This Amazing Artwork from an Innovative New York City Probation Program that Just Got a Gold Star from Researchers

New York City’s probation department and Carnegie Hall are touting a new report describing their arts initiative for youth as a “highly transformative,” model program. Over 2,300 young people from underserved city neighborhoods, about half […]

Child Welfare

In America’s Homelessness Epicenter, Local Leaders Propose Supports for Systems-Involved Youth

Amid a seemingly intractable homelessness crisis, Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors proposed Tuesday to support two youth populations long known to have serious housing instability: transition-age foster youth and young people exiting the county’s […]

Justice

ACLU Lawsuit Challenges “Informal” Probation Program in California

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit challenging Riverside County’s “informal” probation program for kids who commit low-level offenses and kids deemed “at risk” of future offenses. The California county’s “Youth Accountability Team” (YAT) is […]