Activists Try to Get Rid of Juvenile Records Fee 

They contend that the county's $150 fee prevents young people from sealing court records involving minor crimes — and thus harms their ability to find jobs and housing later in life.

Sarah Jones is a senior at an East Oakland high school. She is eighteen, and was recently accepted to Loyola University on a full scholarship, where she plans to study psychology. But like many teenagers, Jones has had difficulty adjusting to adulthood…

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