Crittenton in the News

Crittenton Honored as the 2015 Most Committed Partner Award by CSU Fullerton Video

The CSU Fullerton Center for Internships and Community Engagement produced the 2015 "Most Committed Partner" award videos....

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New Field Placement Model with Crittenton Earns Award from CSU Fullerton for its “Teaching and Mentorship” Culture

SocialWorkHelper.com featured the "Most Committed Partner" recognition award given to Crittenton Services by the CSU Fullerton Center for Internships and Community Engagement and the CSU Fullerton Social Work Department. ...

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Ed.News (The Good News about Long Beach Unified School District)

The Long Beach Unified School District Office of Multimedia Services covered the 2015 Youth Exploitation Safety Symposium on January 31, 2015 which was hosted by the LBUSD and the Long Beach Trafficking Task Force at Cabrillo High School in Long Beach, Calif. Crittenton subject matter experts Dr. Barbara Hernandez and our public policy and advocacy department were highlighted in the video....

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Fits and Starts: Two School-based Approaches to Prevent Sex Trafficking

Contributing writer, Brittany Patterson, for the Chronicle of Social Change finalizes the last article in a series of reporting that focuses on the issue of commercially sexually exploited children in California. In this last story Patterson highlights education and prevention efforts happening statewide. These partnerships include community groups working alongside school districts in order to assist with prevention efforts that are customized to school aged...

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Ebell Club Distributes Donation After Fashion Show and Fundraiser Benefitting Crittenton Services

OC Register highlights the efforts of the Ebell Club of Canyon Hills as they donate nearly $10,000 to benefit the children, youth and families Crittenton serves....

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Formerly Homeless Woman Donates Baked Goods to Los Angeles’ Homeless

Former Crittenton Services residential services client, Latrina Wilcher, is highlighted by ABC's Good Morning America, in their "Thankful Thursday" segment, for her tireless efforts with Los Angeles County's homeless population. She is now a pastry chef and has her own baking project called "Sweet Tri Pastries". She is currently focusing on funding baking projects that will give free baked goods and other supplies to the...

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Dignity U Wear Partners with Crittenton Services in California

Dignity U Wear announces their new partnership with Crittenton Services as a in-kind donor of new clothing designated for the use of Crittenton clients in need of new clothing....

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Parents in Long Beach to Learn to Spot, Prevent Human Trafficking at Symposium

Long Beach Press Telegram quoted Crittenton's Dr. Barbara Hernandez, Vice President of Community Services, and  this year's co-chair of the Youth Exploitation and Safety Symposium 2015 event. Dr. Hernandez spoke to the importance of the community to get involved with local schools and organizations the serve youth in order to help stop the recruitment of children into a life of human trafficking....

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Human Trafficking Symposium Will Talk Awareness

Crittenton's Communications Director, Martha Jasso, quoted by the Long Beach Grunion Gazette about the Youth Exploitation and Safety Symposium 2015 event. This year's event was made possible by host partners the Long Beach Trafficking Task Force, Long Beach Unified School District, and the Long Beach PTA. Crittenton served as a co-chair of this year's event....

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Off the Track; Where to Call Home

Contributing writer, Brittany Patterson, for the Chronicle of Social Change recently covered the realities of housing options for commercially sexually exploited youth (CSEC) in the State of California. Despite the strict regulations, lack of funding and lack of public support for residential treatment centers due mostly to cost Ms. Patterson profiled one group home in Northern California that is doing an exceptional job in advocating...

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