Spectrum News, “Diversion program offers solution to mental health crisis in LA County jails,” by Kate Cagle 7/24/23.
Witness LA, “Unconscionable” Jail Conditions Spur LA County Supervisors To Explore Building Locked Mental Health Facilities,” by Taylor Walker 10/3/2022.
Los Angeles Times, “Op-Ed: An L.A. program helps people get mental health care instead of jail time. Why not expand it?” by California Superior Court judge James Bianco 7/18/22.
Univision, “Autoridades libran una carrera contra el tiempo para salvar a víctimas del fentanilo: así es su lucha contra las sobredosis,” by Vilma Tarazona 7/22/2022.
LAist and KPCC, “Activists Say LA County (Still) Hasn’t Invested Enough In Mental Health Beds Needed To Divert People From Jail,” by Robert Garrova 6/22/22.
Los Angeles Times, “Op-Ed: The mentally ill defendants in my courtroom need treatment, not jail,” by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Terry Lee Smerling.
Spectrum, “LA County expands program diverting youth from the criminal justice system” by Taylor Torregano 5/31/22
KCRW, “Funding dries up for program aimed at LA’s ‘sickest of the sick” by Steve Chiotakis 5/10/22.
LAist and KPCC, “This LA Jail Program Is A Huge Success. So Why Can’t It Take On More People?” by Emily Elana Dugdale 4/27/22.
UCLA Health, “How psychiatry residents help stop the jail-to-streets cycle” by Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg 4/21/22.
Los Angeles Times, “L.A. County’s push to hand out 100,000 doses of Narcan to fight surge of opioid overdoses ” by Emily Alpert Reyes 3/22/22.
Wave, “New jobs program targets formerly incarcerated people” by Su Favor, 3/24/21.
Santa Monica Daily Press, “Chrysalis to help 250 adults find job success after incarceration” by Clara Harter, 3/13/21
Fox 11 News, “In Depth: Vaccine update, mission to Mars, SECTOR” By Hal Eisner and Hunter Lowry, 3/7/21. See clip at 15:27.
Ocean & Mountain, “New Opportunities for Job Success After Incarceration with County-Wide ‘SECTOR’ Program” By Jen Wheeler, 3/2/21.
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