Youth Justice

CDF-CA Youth Justice Director Milinda Kakani speaks to California Senate Subcommittee about the state of California’s Juvenile Justice system

Children’s Defense Fund-California Youth Justice Director Milinda Kakani recently provided a California Senate Subcommittee with testimony on her observations of Los Angeles County’s juvenile justice system. Kakani spoke to how the state’s current system fails to adequately serve youth or improve public safety. “What we’ve created right now does nothing for public safety,” she said.