Xochtil Larios is a 21-year-old college student and 2018 recipient of the California Endowment 2018 Youth Award as a Community Champion. She served as the youngest Fellow of the Peer-to-Peer Initiative through the Community Justice Network for Youth Program of the Burns Institute. She is also a vital youth commissioner on the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission.
Ms. Larios is an accomplished and relentless community activist and leader. She works in the trenches of local grassroots mobilizing, the laboratory of regional youth program development and building youth capacity for a successful execution without tokenizing our voices, and the progressive planning of national restorative justice reform to empower young people.
As CURYJ’s Youth Justice Program Associate, Ms. Larios brings her own innovative Youth Transformation Curriculum to detained juvenile offenders, and a respected alumni researcher and advisor in Dream Beyond Bars justice system transformation recommendations.