Fair Sentencing for Youth



Archive for January, 2014

News Archive

CARES for Youth Calls for Family and Friends: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of Each Month

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The popular CARES for Youth calls for family and friends will resume on 2/4/14 and continue the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. We have a great list of upcoming topics! Join us at 8pm, February 4th and 18th. Call into our telephone conference  number: (805) 399-1000, and use the code: 817682#.

Mark your calendars for future meetings!

February 4th

February 18th

March 4th

March 18th

April 1st

April 15th

May 6th

May 20th

June 3rd

June 17th

New York Times Article: Most States Failing to Follow Supreme Court Ruling

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The New York Times says most states are failing to put in practice the rulings of the US Supreme Ct on life sentences for youth–but noted California is leading the way in legal changes. Click here to read it.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Our guide to understanding SB 260. Take a quick survey to help us as we work on part two of these materials. At the end of the survey is a link for the new fact sheet. Click here!

LA Times on 1st Youth Life w/out Parole Case to Get a New Sentence under SB 9

Monday, January 13th, 2014

The Los Angeles Times published an Op Ed by Elizabeth Calvin of Human Rights Watch on the first youth life without parole case to get a new sentence under SB 9. Read it here  http://lat.ms/1fs3aaq