Community Relations / Youth Programs

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Criminal Justice & Crime Lab Youth Shadow Day

The District Attorney’s Office invites students to get a first-hand look at the criminal justice process by shadowing prosecutors, defense attorneys, criminal investigators, probation officers, judges, and crime lab staff.  The goal of the program is to enlighten youth about a potential career in the criminal justice system.  Learn More

DA Youth Academy

The District Attorney's Office invites Sacramento County high school students to attend a Youth Academy.  Students will actively learn about the criminal justice system, partner agencies and engage in open communication with law enforcement concerning issues affecting youth.  This will also encourage students to consider a career in the justice system.  Learn More

Gun Violence Information for Teens (GIFT)

GIFT educates teens about the legal consequences of gun possession and gun related violence as well as encourages them to make positive choices.  The program is collaboration between the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, law enforcement, and the Probation Department.  Learn More

Internet, Social Media Awareness, Resources and Training (#iSMART)

Launched in January 2016, #iSMART is an interactive program that educates youth about the dangers, risks, and threats social media and the Internet poses for them today, and in the future.  Learn More

Luther Burbank Youth Academy

The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office has partnered with the County of Sacramento Office of Education and the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) to establish a Youth Academy course at Burbank High School.  Learn More

Partners Against Chronic Truancy

The District Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, Court, Department of Human Assistance and Sacramento County school districts participate in the Partners Against Chronic Truancy program to help parents of chronic truants recognize why they regular attendance for their children is important.  Learn More

Youth & Community Connect (YCC) App

The YCC app is a youth resource app specifically dedicated to youth and their families, linking them directly to resources and services provided by community and faith-based organizations, schools as well as city, county and other government agencies that provide youth services within Sacramento County.  Learn More

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