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Social worker man sitting at his desk at Achievement Center for youth.

County Launches Achievement Center to Help Probation Youth Succeed

| 5:07 PM

Escondido youth who need help completing their court-ordered terms of probation have new opportunities to succeed through an Achievement Center. The Achievement Center offers probation-referred youth between the ages of 14 to 19 an after-school program that includes academic tutoring, work readiness training, career exploration, sports recreation, group and individual counseling, case management, mentoring and […]

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Passport to Life Expo Inspires Positive Change in Youth

| 5:03 PM

Young people looking to change their path toward a more positive direction spent the morning listening to uplifting speeches, and attending workshops and a resource fair as part of the 10th annual Passport to Life Expo. The event is developed for youth between the ages of 14 to 24 years of age.

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Study Finds Probation Program Lowers Recidivism

| 10:14 AM

San Diego County Probation youth completing Alternatives to Detention, a program designed to address their underlying needs, have fewer risks of reoffending, according to research recently released by the San Diego Association of Governments.