National Center for Youth Law

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L.A. County and the National Center for Youth Law Jointly Release New Report Highlighting the County’s Efforts to Address the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth

November 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 23, 2020 Contact: Kate Walker Brown, Director, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative, National Center for Youth Law
kwalker@youthlaw.org Michelle Guymon, Director, Child Trafficking Unit, Probation Department
michelle.guymon@probation.lacounty.gov Karla Tovar, Head, Marketing & Communications, Probation Department
Karla.Tovar@probation.lacounty.gov

L.A.

Lawsuit Against Riverside County Seeks Reimbursement for Families Illegally Charged with Juvenile Justice Fees

September 28, 2020
For over a decade Riverside County collected juvenile fees without following the mandated legal process, disproportionately punishing Black and Latinx families and those with low incomes.                           
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2020 Contact: Patty Guinto, pguinto@youthlaw.org Riverside, CA — An amended complaint was filed…

July 15, 2020
            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 15, 2020 Contact: Michael Harris, 510-277-5452, mharris@youthlaw.org SANTA ANA, CA – Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to end collection and discharge $18.5 million in fees charged to families with children in…