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Mule Creek State Prison, 2006 (Photo Courtesy of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

As Prop 57 goes into effect, experts debate impact on youth, prison overcrowding

In November, Californians passed Proposition 57 by a 64.5 percent vote. Formally known as the California Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements Initiative, and strongly endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown, Oakland’s former...

Foster youth tell their stories through tattoos in the California Youth Connection’s new exhibit “Tribute”

Photographer Ray Bussolari harnesses the symbolic power of tattoos to represent the experiences of foster youth.