New Report: Building a Better Future for LA’s Youth: Re-imagining Public Safety for the City of Los Angeles with an Investment in Youth Development
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This report addresses youth criminalization in Los Angeles and outlines what youth development is and why it is a critical component of public safety. The report highlights how other major American cities with youth development departments have made large scale investments in youth development. Finally, the report includes youth and community-driven recommendations for youth investment in the City of Los Angeles, while also outlining changes that should occur at the County level.