Dr. Lisa Hill http://kalw.org en County rehabilitation camps absorbing California's young offenders http://kalw.org/post/county-rehabilitation-camps-absorbing-californias-young-offenders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California has been in an ongoing struggle trying to figure out how to deal with overcrowding in prisons. The problems extend to the Division of Juvenile Justice, where the state&rsquo;s most serious young offenders are held. For youth from Alameda County, being sent to one of the </span>DJJ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> facilities is one of the worst alternatives. They&rsquo;re spread out all over the state, which means it can be hard to keep family connections, and complaints of abuse and unsafe conditions have dogged the system for more than a decade.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:23:35 +0000 Leila Day 34491 at http://kalw.org County rehabilitation camps absorbing California's young offenders