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Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
3 California Reforms Support Youth Record Sealing, Re-entryJuvenile Justice Information ExchangeBefore California passed Assembly Bill (AB) 666 and Senate Bill (SB) 504, the juvenile record sealing process varied among each of the state's 58 counties, with unclear deadlines and legal jargon through which youth were expected to navigate themselves.and more »

ColorLines magazine
This Study Found That as Immigration Increases, Violent Crime DecreasesColorLines magazineA new report from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice undercuts President Donald Trump's claims that immigrants are criminals who make America dangerous. Published online yesterday (June 6), ‚ÄúRefuting Fear: Immigration, Youth and California's ...and more »

ColorLines magazine
Paying to Get Locked Up: The High Fees of Juvenile DetentionColorLines magazineWhen kids are locked up in California, it's common practice for counties to charge families for the cost of their kids' detention. Parents are sent a bill, not unlike one they'd get if their child were staying at a hotel, for $25 a day that their kids ...

Dailyuw
Struggle on the home front: Homelessness in the U-DistrictDailyuwCurrently, SYLAW works with the Juvenile Record Sealing Project. Prior criminal records are a huge obstacle facing youth when applying for jobs and educational opportunities, and this project runs clinics that help seal those records so youth can move ...

ColorLines magazine
An Overdue Intro to Hollis Wong-Wear, the Grammy-Nominated Musician and Poet on a MissionColorLines magazineHollis Wong-Wear and I are sitting over coffee in a high-ceilinged cafe in Philadelphia's Fishtown, a White, working-class community on the tail-end of major gentrification that has seemingly increased its racial diversity. The Seattle singer ...and more »

Iowa City Press Citizen
Local officials helping adults overcome juvenile pastsIowa City Press Citizen"Now more than ever, employers and colleges are conducting background checks," said Lynette Jacoby, Johnson County's social services director who is organizing the event and is a proponent of juvenile record sealing. "A lot of the them are looking for ...and more »

ColorLines magazine
Former Black Panther Richard Aoki Named an FBI InformantColorLines magazineUpdate: Jamilah King discusses the allegations with activists who worked with Aoki and reviews the long history of state spying on domestic movements. The man who armed the Black Panthers turns out to have been an FBI informant. FBI files, uncovered by ...and more »

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