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Ceres Policy Research - Staff Publications

Read through the list of articles, book chapters, reports, practice guides, and infographics completed by Dr. Irvine and other staff members at Ceres Policy Research. Most of the publications are available to be downloaded: click on anything that looks interesting.



Read through the list of articles, book chapters, reports, practice guides, and infographics that Dr. Irvine and other staff members have written for clients or in collaboration with partners. Most of the publications are available to be downloaded: click on anything that looks interesting. 

Photo Credit:  Imani Clovis

Photo Credit: Imani Clovis

Articles and Book Chapters

Irvine-Baker, Angela, Jones, Nikki, and Canfield, Aisha.  2019.  "Taking the 'Girl' out of Gender-Specific Programming in the Juvenile Justice System." American Review of Criminology, Volume 2, 2019. 321-336.

Irvine, Angela, and Canfield, Aisha. 2017. “Reflections on New National Data on LGBQ/GNCT Youth In the Justice System.”  LGBTQ Policy Journal at the Harvard Kennedy School, Volume VII, 2016-17.

Irvine, Angela, Aisha Canfield, and Jessica Roa.  2017. “Developing Gender-Responsive Mental Health Programming For Lesbian, Bisexual, Questioning, Gender Nonconforming, and Transgender (LBQ/GNCT) Girls in the Juvenile Justice System with an Intersectional Lens.” Datchi, Corinne and Julie Ancis, Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System. New York: New York University Press.

Smoot, Naomi, and Angela Irvine. 2016. “Juvenile Justice: Increased Criminalization of Homelessness and It’s Impact on LGBTQ Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.” In At the Intersections: A Collaborative Resource on LGBTQ Youth Homelessness. Online resource published by the National LGBTQ Task Force and the True Colors Fund.

Yusuf, Aishatu, Angela Irvine, and James Bell. 2016. “Reducing Racial Disparities in School Discipline:  Structured Decision-making in the Classroom.” In R. J. Skiba, K. Mediratta, & M.K. Rausch (Eds.), Inequality in school discipline: Research and practice to reduce disparities.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Irvine, Angela.  2016. “Expanding Youth Justice Reform.”  Perspectives:  The Journal of the American Probation and Parole Association, 40(1): 74-85.

Irvine, Angela, and Aisha Canfield. 2016. “The Overrepresentation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, Gender Nonconforming, and Transgender Youth Within the Child Welfare to Juvenile Justice Crossover Population.”   Journal on Gender, Social Policy, and the Law, 24(2):  243-261.

Butts, Jeffrey, Kathleen Tomberg, Jennifer Peirce, Douglas N. Evans and Angela Irvine 2016.. Reclaiming Futures and Organizing Justice for Drug-Using Youth. New York, NY: Research & Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Irvine, Angela and BreakOUT!. 2015. “You Can’t Run From the Police: Developing a Feminist Criminology that Incorporates Black Transgender Women.” Southwestern Law Review 44 (3): 101-109.

Irvine, Angela. 2014. “Reversing the Criminalization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens.” Huffington Post. May 9.

Irvine, Angela.  2014. Introduction to “Criminalization of Youth” in Catherine Hanssens, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, Andrea J. Ritchie, Dean Spade, and Urvashi Vaid. A Roadmap for Change: Federal Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Criminalization of LGBT People and People Living with HIV. New York: Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School: 36-37

Irvine, Angela. 2011. “LGBT kids in the prison pipeline.” The Public Intellectual. May 2011.

Irvine, Angela. 2010. “’We’ve Had Three of Them’: Addressing the Invisibility of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Gender Non-conforming Youths in the Juvenile Justice System.” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law 19 (3).

Garnette, Laura, Angela Irvine, Carolyn Reyes, and Shannan Wilber. 2010. “Improving the Health and Well Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.” n Promoting Health and Well Being in the Juvenile Justice System. Francine Sherman and Francine Jacobs, eds., John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ.

Reports and Practice Guides

Irvine, Angela. 2018. "Understanding Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) Data for Stanislaus County, CA.  Ceres Policy Research.  Oakland, CA. July.

Irvine, Angela and Danielle Soto. 2018.  "Reducing Out-of-Home Placements in Alameda: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons."  Impact Justice, Oakland, CA.  April.

The EBP+ Collaborative.  2018.  "The EBP-PLUS Model: Liberating Youth, Families, and Community from the Justice System.  Policy Brief #1."  Oakland, CA.  March.

Irvine, Angela. 2018.  "Slowing the Number of Young Children Who Cross from Child Welfare to Probation: An Analysis for Santa Clara County, CA." Ceres Policy Research, Oakland, CA. February.

The Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee Youth Diversion Subcommittee & The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office.  2017.  "A Roadmap for Advancing Youth Diversion in Los Angeles County." Report to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. November.

Irvine, Angela, Dario Maciel, and Jennifer Herrera. 2017 “’To be the deciding factor in what comes out of you’: An evaluation of the Stargate Theater as an Enrichment Program for Youth in the Justice System.”  Impact Justice, Oakland, CA. May.

Irvine, Angela, Shannan Wilber, and Aisha Canfield.  2017. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and Gender Nonconforming Girls and Boys in the California Juvenile Justice System: A Practice Guide.  Published by Impact Justice and the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Oakland, CA.  January.

Canfield, Aisha, Andrea Gentile, and Angela Irvine.  2016.  Evaluating FosterClub: Lessons Learned About How Researchers Can Partner with their Clients.  Impact Justice, Oakland, CA.  November.

Canfield, Aisha, Angela Irvine, and Andrea Gentile.  2016.  FosterClub’s All-Star Program: An Evaluation.  Impact Justice, Oakland, CA.  November.

Irvine, Angela, and Aishatu Yusuf. 2016 “New Information About the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Up to Nine in Ten Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth Have Been Disciplined in School.” Impact Justice, Oakland, CA.  August.

BreakOUT! and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency.  2015.  "We Deserve Better: A Report on Policing in New Orleans By and For Queer and Trans Youth of Color."  BreakOUT!, New Orleans, LA.

Glesmann, Caroline, and Angela Irvine. 2014. "Stanlislaus County girls Juvenile Justice Initiative: Executive Summary of Evaluation Report." The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Oakland, CA.

Davis, Antoinette, Angela Irvine, and Jason Ziedenberg. 2014. “Stakeholders’ Views on the Movement to Reduce Youth Incarceration.”  The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Oakland, CA.

Sherman, Francine, Richard Mendel, and Angela Irvine. 2013. Making Detention Reform Work for Girls:  A Guide to Juvenile Justice Reform. Practice guide published by the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.

Barnes, Marilyn, Angela Irvine, and Natalie Ortega. 2012. “Santa Clara County Adult Reentry Strategic Plan.  Ready to Change:  Promoting Safety and Health for the Whole Community.” Report submitted to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara, CA.

Irvine, Angela, and Jessica Roa. 2010. “Title II Evaluation: Gender Specific Programs in Sonoma and Santa Cruz Counties 2007–2010.” Report submitted to the California Standards Authority, Sacramento, CA.

Irvine, Angela and Christine Kalinowski. 2008. “The Santa Cruz County Healthy Returns Initiative: Weaving Health Services Into Juvenile Justice Reform.” Report to the California Endowment, April.

Irvine, Angela and José Rojas. 2007. “Youth Hype Drug and Alcohol Use Survey: Summary of Findings Related to LGBQ, Latino, and Foster Youth in Santa Cruz County.” Report submitted to the Youth Involvement Working Group of the Reclaiming Futures Initiative, April.

Irvine, Angela, Christine Kalinowski, José Hurtado, and Hector Rodriguez.  2007. “Santa Cruz County Parolee Reentry Steering Committee: Findings and Recommendations.” Report submitted to the Intergovernmental Partnership Grant Program, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, December.

Roa, Jessica, Angela Irvine, and Karina Cervantez. 2007. “Girls Circle National Research Project.” Report submitted to Girls Circle Association, August.

Irvine, Angela, and Lyssa Trujillo.  2007. "Youth Education Scholarship (YES): Supporting Emancipated Foster Youth Attending Post-Secondary Schools."  Report submitted to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Lumina Foundation. October 6.

Irvine, Angela.  2006.  "Triangle Speakers: Evaluation of Speaker Panels for High School Students." Report submitted to The Diversity Center: The Santa Cruz LGBT Center. August 30.

Irvine, Angela.  2006.  "Santa Cruz County Probation Department: Healthy Returns Initiative Process Evaluation."  Report submitted to The California Endowment. August 9.

Irvine, Angela.  2005.  "Girls Circle: Summary of Findings for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System."  Report submitted to Girls Circle, Inc. November.

Irvine, Angela, and Jessica Roa. 2005. “Barrios Unidos: Findings from a Health Services Needs Assessment of Low-Income Latinos Living in Mid- and North-Santa Cruz County.” Report submitted to the California Endowment, October.

Irvine, Angela. 2005. “Healthy Returns Initiative Community Collaboration: Youth Needs Assessment Findings.” Report submitted to Healthy Returns Initiative Community Collaboration partners, July.

Irvine, Angela. 2005. “Evaluation of Abriendo Caminos a la Comunidad: Community Service Grant Program for Suspended and Expelled Students.” Final report submitted to the Educational Options Office, California Department of Education, December.

Irvine, Angela. 2005. “Girls’ Task Force: Youth Needs Assessment Findings.” Report submitted to Santa Cruz County Girls’ Task Force partners, June.

Salim, Jason, and Angela Irvine. 2005. "Barrios Unidos: Program Evaluation of the Multimedia Program for Youth."  Ceres Policy Research, Santa Cruz, CA.  June.

Taket, Ann, Antonia Beringer, Angela Irvine, and Shoshanna Garfield. 2004. Tackling domestic violence: exploring the health service contribution. Home Office Development and Practice Report No. 52. London: Home Office.

Irvine, Angela. 2003. “Final Evaluation of the Latino History Project: A Pilot Youth Program for Collecting Community History.” Report to the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, April.