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    Why kids don’t belong on sex offender registry

    California took an important step toward ending the abusive practice of putting kids on sex offender registries when Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 384, which allows juveniles to petition for their removal after five or 10 years.

    How Sex Offender Registries Impact Youth

    According to the Center on Youth Registration Reform’s estimates, Leah is one of the approximately 200,000 individuals placed on sex offender registries for actions they engaged in before they were 18 years old. Proponents of laws that require children to be placed on sex offender registries argue that providing the public this information will help people keep their families safe from harm. But many believe that including children on registries does much more harm than good.

    New Law Reforming California’s Sex Offender Registry is a Great First Step

    New Law Reforming California’s Sex Offender Registry is a Great First Step. Advocacy groups call to keep moving to fully eliminate the policy of placing kids on the registry.

    Restorative Justice: Spiritual Resources for Sustainable Peace in Communities

    On Thursday, October 5, Harvard Divinity School's Religions and the Practice of Peace will kick off its 2017-18 colloquium dinner series with a talk focusing on the restorative justice approach. It will explore restorative justice, its spiritual dimensions, and the potential contributions of its approach to advancing sustainable peace in communities and the world. The session will feature presentations by Fania Davis, co-executive director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, and sujatha baliga, director of the Restorative Justice Project and vice president of Impact Justice.

    The Autistic Children Who Are Labeled As Sex Offenders

    Broadly story about children on the autism spectrum who are placed on sex offender registries features CYRR Director and Impact Justice Vice President Nicole Pittman.

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