Article re Clark County Child Welfare System

Outlook Improves for Child Welfare System Overload in Child Welfare Has a Brutal Backlash. By Lisa Kim Bach  |  Las Vegas Review-Journal  — Infants born exposed to illegal drugs begin stacking up in local hospital nurseries when Clark County runs out of foster homes and shelter space. Juvenile victims of neglect end up sleeping on cots in Child […]

Posted Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

CJJRP Press Release

California Juvenile Reentry Partnership Aims To Improve Outcomes For Youth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2007 Contact: Laurie Kappe i.e. communications, LLC (415) 616-3930 Privately funded $780,000 initiative for policy and practice reform San Francisco (CA) – The California Juvenile Justice Reentry Partnership (CJJRP), a collaborative effort to improve outcomes for youth released from juvenile […]

Posted Monday, May 21st, 2007

Sue Burrell Honored by the SF Public Defender’s Office

At the San Francisco Public Defender’s 4th Annual Juvenile Justice Summit, “Youth Justice: School, Gangs & Leadership”, Sue Burrell received an award for her steadfast commitment and advocacy of youth within the juvenile justice system. Books Not Bars were also honored for for their advocacy for youth and families.

Posted Wednesday, May 16th, 2007