Alicia Virani

  • Hosted by California Conference for Equality and Justice
  • Sponsored by Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Service location Los Angeles
  • Law school University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Criminal Justice Reform, Women's Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Restorative Justice is an alternative tool with which to build a new system of accountability and healing for young women of color and their communities. My project will divert young women out of the juvenile justice system and implement a gender-specific Restorative Justice program in Los Angeles as an alternative to the current system. The project will also educate the legal community about Restorative Justice and advocate for its widespread adoption throughout the juvenile justice system.

The Inspiration

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