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Two new missing alerts will go into effect in to California next year: What to know

Two new emergency notification systems will be coming to California in the new year, including a first-of-its-kind program entirely dedicated to help find missing Black youth and women.

Ebony Alert becomes law in 2024. Here’s what to know

On January 1, a New California law protecting Black youth will go into effect.

‘Ebony Alerts’ debut in January to draw attention to missing women and children of color

The California Highway Patrol and other agencies will soon add another tool to their belts to help locate missing people.

Lawmakers propose task force on missing, murdered African American women

A disproportionate share of Florida women and girls who go missing yearly are African American. Two state lawmakers now want to assemble a panel to investigate why, and how to address the problem.

As more children go missing in Ohio, advocates push for change

According to Attorney General David Yost's office, 15,335 children have gone missing in Ohio in 2023.

Austin woman missing for 47 years; nonprofit brings awareness to missing people of color

Jennifer Joyce Barton, 20, was last seen on May 16, 1976. According to officials, she went to the movies with a friend.

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"God Bless you! My mom contacted me to say that my daughter Ashleigh Porter was in Ebony magazine. I was so glad that my missing child was given the opportunity to this type of exposure. It has been so hard. She went missing on April 20, 2009. I agree totally that law enforcement and the media in some instances do us no justice. I knew nothing of your organization prior to this, but I'll know more now. You have given me a great service and I feel indebted to you. I do not want people to forget about my Ashleigh. Thank you again and bless your hearts for starting this organization."

---- TANYA PORTER-DAVIS

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