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LPPI Co-Hosts Conference of Latino Elected Officials From Across the U.S.

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More than 60 elected officials learn about effective public policies that support Latino families and communities.

Decriminalizing Latinos Is Focus of Criminal Justice Gathering

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Scholars, policymakers and advocates for the Latino community gather for presentations, discussions and workshops at UCLA Luskin hosted by Latino Policy & Politics Initiative

Arrest Study Shows Disparities by Employment, Race

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Research co-authored by Master of Public Policy students at UCLA Luskin highlights arrest disparities by race and employment.

Early Childhood Incarceration Linked to High Rates of Physical, Mental Health Issues

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Half of those admitted to juvenile justice facilities before their teen years reported suicidal thoughts as adults

Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light

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Expert panelists at UCLA Luskin Social Welfare event laud recent moves to divert more youth from the criminal justice system and into programs that help them transform their lives

UCLA Study Finds Price of Freedom Too High for Poor L.A. Families

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While bail companies made millions in profit, hundreds of thousands of residents in poor communities remained behind bars awaiting trial, according to researchers

‘Desistance’ and the Transition to Adulthood

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Book by UCLA Luskin Professor Laura Abrams and social welfare alumna Diane J. Terry examines challenges faced by formerly incarcerated youth as they become adults

UCLA Researchers Seek Juvenile Justice Alternatives for Children Under 12

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A new UC study indicates that a minimum-age standard is needed to protect California children from prosecution in the juvenile court system

In Pursuit of Misdemeanor Justice

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UCLA Luskin researchers Michael Stoll and Michael Lens, selected for nationwide Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, will focus on Los Angeles