Brief The Restorative Justice Partnership: Yolo County District Attorney's Office (Yolo County, California)
Andreea Matei
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This case study is part of the Mapping Prosecutor-Led Diversion Project, a joint project of the National District Attorneys Association and the Urban Institute with funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.  This case study highlights the Restorative Justice Partnership in Yolo County, California, an adult diversion program that takes eligible individuals off the traditional prosecution path and engages them in restorative justice conferences to restore and reconnect a person who has committed harm with their community. In particular, this case study focuses on the Restorative Justice Partnership’s evolution and its out-of-house approach, highlighting takeaways for other prosecutors and stakeholders looking to launch similar programs.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Courts and sentencing
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center
States California
Counties Yolo County