At a time when California has earmarked millions to direct more resources to under- served youth in K-12 schools, education reform has failed to address the needs of a captive audience -- kids in the juvenile justice system, who attend what are known as "court schools." A new study by Youth Law Center finds that these schools are failing young people in juvenile hall, who are hungry to learn and find little support.
When: Tuesday, July 12, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (light lunch will be provided)
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street #200; San Francisco, CA 94108
Who: Speakers will include Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland); Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director of Youth Law Center; Maria Ramiu, Managing Director of Youth Law Center; Louis Freedberg, Executive Director of EdSource; David Muhammad, Vice President of Impact Justice; and former juvenile justice-involved youth
What: A media and community forum including a speaker panel, the results of a survey of currently detained juvenile justice youth, and youth-produced films about formerly detained youth