Behind a Funding Push for Boys and Young Men of Color, Lived Experience and Trust in Grantees

By Inside Philanthropy

California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform

By Kiara Quaranta/Cronkite News. Photo by Jobs For Felons Hub/Creative Commons.

History was made today!

For more than 15 years, youth organizers and the Liberty Hill Community have been advocating for youth development, not youth […]

Thanks to Communities of Color, this is a Moment of Opportunity, Solidarity and Hope

This is truly a momentous win for our democracy, for representation and for a new narrative about the communities too […]

California Youth Justice Advocates Applaud Historic Step Towards Ending Youth Incarceration 

Governor Newsom Signs Landmark Legislation After Decades-Long Push By Formerly Incarcerated Leaders, Advocates California youth advocates applauded Governor Gavin Newsom […]

Spotlight: Jai Phillips and the Ready to Rise Initiative

Jai Phillips, Youth Development Program Officer at California Community Foundation, talks about the Ready to Rise Initiative and its annual […]

Reimagining Juvenile Detention Facilities in California Can Heal Our Youth

After generations of warehousing young people in failed detention facilities more suited to punishment than rehabilitation, we now have an […]

Californians Support Transforming CA’s Approach to Youth Behavior and Accountability

By Israel Villa, Deputy Director at the California Alliance for Youth and Community Justice (CAYCJ) As a young student, school […]