Spotlight on Ventura: Young Women's Perspectives on Reform in the California Youth Authority

Yllana, Freeda
May 2005
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p249
Academic Journal
Presents young women's perspectives on reform in the California Youth Authority (CYA). Issues being overshadowed during discussion of reforms in the CYA; Description of the Ventura population and the daily experiences of female wards in the Ventura facility; Suggested reforms by former wards and their advocates to assist the CYA in achieving its mission to better the lives of the young women still held in the Ventura facility.


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