July 11, 2023

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Youth Law Center lawsuit results in disbandment of Probation Consortium

Four months ago the Youth Law Center, representing the California Alliance for Youth and Community Justice, sued a private California County Probation Consortium for violations of state laws concerning open meetings and open records. The consortium’s actions had prevented youth and families from participating in important juvenile justice reform planning. In a victory for youth and families across the state, the Consortium has now decided to disband. Our lawsuit is still pending as we hope to learn how the consortium’s funding was used to benefit the public, how much remains, and where their remaining funds will go now. You can read more in this Los Angeles Times article.