Article About Rhode Island’s Children Shelters

Carole Shauffer is quoted in an article about Rhode Island’s children shelters. Here is the quote: “The length of the stay worries Carole B. Shauffer, executive director of the Youth Law Center, a nonprofit based in San Francisco, which has sued California for overusing shelters for children age 6 and under. No matter how well […]

Posted Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Corene Kendrick on School to Prison Pipeline Panel

Staff Attorney Corene Kendrick and Roger Chan, Executive Director of the East Bay Children’s Law Office, spoke in a panel presentation at Stanford University on January 18, 2011. The topic of the discussion was the school-to-prison pipeline, and how zero tolerance policies and the presence of law enforcement in schools lead to more youth ending […]

Posted Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

R.I. Children’s Shelters Get Short Reprieve from Budget Ax

By Lynn Arditi, Journal Staff Writer  |  The Providence Journal  —   He arrived at the Washington Park Children’s Shelter shortly before midnight, coughing and wheezy, his buttocks raw from diaper rash. Nearly 14 months old, he hadn’t yet learned to walk and moved on his hands and feet like a spider. For his first meal at the children’s […]

Posted Sunday, January 16th, 2011