HELP Separated Children’s Act Supported by YLC

The HELP Separated Children’s Act, supported by the Youth Law Center, has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee as an amendment to the comprehensive immigration reform bill (S 744.)  The amendment is designed to strengthen protections for children when parents are caught up in immigration enforcement actions. HELP Separated Children Amendment Summary First Focus Press Release

Posted Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Virginia Corrigan Receives EJW Fellowship to Work at YLC

The Youth Law Center is pleased to announce that Virginia Corrigan, a Harvard Law School graduate, has received an Equal Justice Works fellowship to work at the Youth Law Center on juvenile justice issues for two years.  We thank Baker & McKenzie and the Intel Corporation for their generous support of her fellowship. Launched in […]

Posted Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Role of Carole Shauffer and QPI Highlighted in Article

The role of Carole Shauffer and QPI are highlighted in the following article about normalcy in foster care in Florida. WILKINS, DETERT TELL CONGRESS ABOUT FOSTER CARE REFORMS By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 9, 2013……….Florida’s 2013 foster-care reforms shared the spotlight at the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, […]

Posted Tuesday, May 14th, 2013