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File #: 22-274    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2022 Departments: COURTS
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Title: Recommendation for the appointment of Sasha Newton to the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission for a full term ending December 31, 2025.

Special Notice / Hearing:                         None__

      Vote Required:                         Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      Neal I. Taniguchi, Court Executive Officer

Subject:                      Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission Appointment

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Recommendation for the appointment of Sasha Newton to the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission for a full term ending December 31, 2025.

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BACKGROUND:

For the efficient and effective statutory compliance of the review of juvenile operations in this county, the Court and the Board have agreed that the appointees by the Court to the Juvenile Justice Commission are appointed concurrently by the Board of Supervisors to the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission.

 

DISCUSSION:

With the recommendation of the Juvenile Judge Susan Irene Etezadi, Presiding Judge Leland Davis III has appointed Sasha Newton to the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission for the term prescribed by law. Her term will expire on December 31, 2025. This is a request that the Board of Supervisors appoints the above-listed commissioner to the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission.

 

Sasha is a Restorative Justice Coordinator at Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center and volunteer Program Director with Peer Point: Youth Diversion Partnership. She works with community partners across San Mateo County to uplift our young people and incarcerated adults. Sasha loves working with youth and has done so for over 10 years. She has an education background in Cognitive Science and has trained and facilitated in areas of trauma resilience, nonviolent communication, and DEI.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.