LA County Supervisors Address PREA Non-Compliance, Juvenile Justice Fees, Body Camera, And Jobs For The Formerly Incarcerated
Last week, the ACLU’s Border Litigation Project and University of Chicago Law’s International Human Rights Clinic published a report detailing child abuse by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Three Former Department of Juvenile Justice/ G4S Highlands Youth Academy staff members arrested for multiple felonies
With a state budget more than two weeks late and no deal in sight, Democratic lawmakers are urging prison officials to seek new money to make changes at the state’s youth prison now instead of waiting for a budget agreement.
Anew minimum staffing ratio under the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act goes into effect Oct. 1 for certain juvenile facilities, contributing to a request for almost $560,000 in new spending for the county’s juvenile probation department.
Did you know that nearly 40% of girls in juvenile detention and correctional facilities identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) or gender nonconforming? That’s more than four times the number of girls in the United States generally who identify as LGBTQ―and 85% LGBTQ youth who are incarcerated are youth of color.