Disability Rights California (DRC), the designated federal Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with disabilities in the state of California, conducted a monitoring inspection of the Fresno County Juvenile Justice Campus (JJC) to exercise it’s authority of eliminating abuse and neglect and improving quality of care provided to Californians with disabilities in public and private facilities, which jails and juvenile facilities. In May 2017, DRC and their authorized agent, San Francisco-based Youth Law Center, conducted the monitoring inspection, touring the facility and reviewing, isolation and solitary confinement, education and special education services, adequacy of medical and mental health care, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability laws. This report captures their findings, recommendations and Frenso County’s response to DRC and Youth Law Center’s findings and recommendations.
Source:
  • Disability Rights California
    Tifanei Ressl-Moyer, Legal Fellow
    Melinda Bird, Senior Litigation Counsel

  • Release Date: July, 2018