Policy updates from state legislative session

In February, we wrote about the 2019 Washington State legislative session bills that King County staff and partners were supporting as a part of Zero Youth Detention. One of the Road Map’s primary objectives is to align and optimize connections between systems, and this includes pushing for policy reform that improves the lives of youthContinue reading Policy updates from state legislative session

Youth engagement program provides resources and voice to Latinx students

One of our Zero Youth Detention objectives is to focus upstream to enhance positive supports to young people to prevent youth from entering the juvenile legal system. The Latinx Youth Engagement Project, run by the Department of Community and Human Services’ (DCHS) Children and Youth Services Division, is a great example of positive community developmentContinue reading Youth engagement program provides resources and voice to Latinx students

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Job Opportunity: Zero Youth Detention Project Director

We are pleased to announce that Public Health is now accepting applications for the position, Project Director, Zero Youth Detention. The Project Director leads implementation of the recently released Road Map by focusing on racial justice, developing credible relationships with communities, and organizing partnerships across legal and other systems that create lasting change.Continue reading Job Opportunity: Zero Youth Detention Project Director