Lino Silva was a youth living in the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility when he reached out to the Ella Baker Center and decided to start online petition. Within a couple of days and with the help of Change.org, Lino received over 10,00 signatures in support of improving living conditions at the Ventura Youth Prison. The Superintendent of the prison subsequently submitted a report requesting repairs including fixing the sewer system and increasing access to hot water. 

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