Francis V. (“Frankie”) Guzman, J.D. ’12, has received the Juvenile Law Center’s 2018 Leadership Prize, among the most prestigious awards in his area of practice.
Before earning his UCLA law degree, Guzman overcame a challenging childhood to receive his B.A. degree in English from UC Berkeley. He directs the California Youth Justice Initiative at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, working with state and local officials to eliminate the practice of prosecuting and incarcerating juveniles in the adult system.
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