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From Harm Reduction to Structural Well-Being: Understanding the Limits of Reform

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate...

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The W. Haywood Burns Institute Applauds the Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate...

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The Executive Leadership Team at the W. Haywood Burns Institute: Providing a Blueprint for Innovative Leadership

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate...

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SF's truth and justice panel to launch soon

More than a year after San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced...

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James Bell Retirement Announcement

The Haywood Burns Institute announces the retirement of our Founder and President,...

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More Than 58 Percent Of Kids In LA County’s Juvenile Halls Are Now Quarantined For COVID-19 Exposure

As luck would have it, this troubling COVID-19 quarantine spike, and concerns...

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Revamping LA County's Youth Justice System

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week voted to move juvenile...

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LA County Votes To Reimagine Youth Justice

“The efforts leading up to this point started in August 2019 when...

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Los Angeles District Attorney-Elect George Gascón Vows to Stop Prosecuting Juveniles as Adults

Newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón — who last...

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Governor Signs Bill To Close State’s Troubled & Systemically Racist Youth Prisons With An Ambitious Plan To Reimagine CA’s Youth Justice System

At approximately 4:42 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, September 30, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 823, a...

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