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 […]

Juvenile 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 […]