March 20, 2017 - Los Angeles Times

California lawmakers unveil a list of bills meant to keep children out of the juvenile justice system

California lawmakers on Monday said they have filed a package of bills in an attempt to divert children from a school-to-prison pipeline that disproportionately affects low-income and black and Latino families. Sens. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) have introduced...