Juvenile InJustice Campaign

The Juvenile InJustice Campaign will build public awareness about the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles. Leveraging education, storytelling, video development, and social media, the campaign will highlight the fundamental problems of a broken system including its inequity, expense, and ineffectiveness.



Helen Bartlett, Film Maker

Tony Cárdenas, U.S Representative for California’s 29th congressional district

Jessica Ellis, Executive Director, Centinela Youth Services

Josh Green, Urban Peace Institute

Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Councilman, Los Angeles City Council District 8

Robert Hernandez, MSW, Senior Lecturer USC School of Social Work

Jorja Leap, Activist and Adjunct Professor UCLA Social Work

Kim McGill, Youth Justice Coalition

Jyoti Nanda, UCLA School of Law

Julio Quijada, Coalition for Engaged Education

Patricia Soung, Children’s Defense Fund

David Woo, Film Maker

Melissa Wyatt, Foundation for Second Chances