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Commercially Sexually Exploited Girls and Young Women Involved in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice in Los Angeles County

[1]Conducted in collaboration with the National Center for Youth Law, Cal State LA, and Los Angeles County, this first-of-its kind study explores the impact of specialized services and placement type on young people who have been commercially sexually exploited in Los Angeles County. The study examined administrative data from the Probation Department and Department of Children and Family Services, along with insights from youth in their own words through surveys and interviews. Among many findings, the study highlights: