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YLC Assists Florida in Foster Home Recruitment and Retention

As part of our project to improve the recruitment and retention of Florida foster families, the Youth Law Center is conducting on-site assessments this week at three Florida community-based care lead agencies, CBC of Seminole, Hillsborough Kids, and Big Bend Community Based Care. The goal is to improve recruitment and retention of quality foster families […]

Posted Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Sue Burrell’s Piece on Prop 6

The Daily Journal printed Sue Burrell’s piece on Prop 6 today. Download column.

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Proposition 6’s Answer to Safety Issues: Jail, Jail and More Jail

By Sue Burrell  |  Daily Journal  —   FORUM COLUMN On this November's crowded initiative ballot, voters will encounter a reassuringly entitled measure, "The Safe Neighborhoods Act," Proposition 6. At first glance, it may seem a likely yes vote, as a large portion of California's law enforcement community supports it. But for those of us who regularly trek to […]

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2008

YLC Part of Team Receiving Grant from MacArthur Foundation

California has been selected as one of four sites nationally to participate in the Models for Change Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network.  The initiative, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is aimed at developing innovative solutions and strategies to better address the legal needs of youth who come into contact with […]

Posted Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

California Selected for MacArthur Foundation JIDAN

By Sue Burrell  | San Francisco, California (August 28, 2008):  California has been selected as one of four sites nationally to participate in the Models for Change Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network.  The initiative, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is aimed at developing innovative solutions and strategies to better address the […]

Posted Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008