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 […]

L.A. County voters to decide whether to divert millions to social services and racial justice

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a measure Tuesday to let voters decide whether to boost spending on […]

California Endowment launches $225 million racial equity effort

The California Endowment has announced a ten-year, $225 million commitment in support of Black-led organizing, activism, and advocacy in California. The commitment […]

Announcing the Weingart Foundation’s F.Y. 2021 Program Plan

In August 2020, I will begin my 22nd year as the President of the Weingart Foundation—and the work has never […]

Dodgers pledge to work on social justice causes with ‘In This Together’ initiative

Clayton Kershaw and his wife, Ellen, took notes from their kitchen. Joc Pederson listened attentively from his office. Ross Stripling […]