LA crime survivor unites community for recovery, reform

Adela Barajas shares how the murder of her friend and sister-in-law inspired her to unite the community to bring peace and change. She founded LAURA (Life After Uncivil Ruthless Acts) and joined Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice to fight for smarter investments that prevent crime.

Orange TabCalifornians are joining together to replace prison and justice system waste with common sense solutions that create safe neighborhoods and save public dollars. Learn more »



Survey: County Health Care Enrollment Efforts

California counties now have new opportunities to enroll people leaving jail and on probation in expanded Medi-Cal (paid for with federal dollars) to increase access to mental health and drug/alcohol treatment. Are they taking advantage? Read our survey to learn more.


Report: Repeat Crime Victims in California

A new report on repeat victimization in California adds to the body of research showing that traditional notions of who crime victims are and what they need from the justice system are misguided. Inability to access recovery services increases risk of repeat harm.



Help Californians win new safety priorities. We pledge to support smart justice strategies that increase safety and reduce costs. Join our efforts to save justice system money so we can invest in prevention, education and health. Click here to read more.