Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
OP-ED: Too Many Obstacles for Californians Looking to Seal Juvenile RecordsJuvenile Justice Information ExchangeErica Webster 2 Juvenile record sealing is an integral part of the juvenile justice system's focus on rehabilitation. Having a juvenile record can limit a young person's ability to apply for a job, college and various state licenses, including the ...

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 »

Fox 32 Chicago
Report: Laws holding back juveniles with criminal recordsFox 32 ChicagoCommission recommendations include clarifying language on juvenile record sealing, adding a penalty to existing policies for sharing juvenile records with unauthorized people, expanding the state's automatic expungement policy and eliminating costly fees.and more »

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 ...ColorLines magazineThe Macklemore & Ryan Lewis collaborator has stepped out as frontwoman of her own electro-R&B group, The Flavr Blue. But this is just the beginning for the ...and more »

ColorLines magazine
Paying to Get Locked Up: The High Fees of Juvenile DetentionColorLines magazineContra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee · Hundreds of Teens Behind Bars Report Sexual Assaults by Staffers · A Two-Minute Video Explains Why Jail Is Not the Answer for Youth Crime · Background: Line drawings of fist, elevated train ...

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 »

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