YLC Releases Report on Failure of CA’s Juvenile Court Schools

This week Youth Law Center released a study, funded by the California Wellness Foundation, on the education system for youth confined to detention facilities within California’s juvenile justice system. In the report, entitled Educational Injustice: Barriers to Achievement and Higher Education for Youth in California Juvenile Court Schools, Youth Law Center examines areas of challenge […]

Posted Thursday, March 31st, 2016

CECANF Releases Final Report

The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF)  has released its final recommendations for developing a national strategy to reduce fatalities resulting from child abuse and neglect. The report outlines 10 recommendations to help organizations and communities implement a strategic response to protect children at high risk of fatality from abuse or neglect. CECANF  was established […]

Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Robin Goldfaden and Javier Stauring Join YLC

YLC is pleased to announce the hiring of new staff members Robin Goldfaden and Javier Stauring. Both Robin and Javier joined YLC in February and bring impressive advocacy skills and passion for the children YLC serves. Robin Goldfaden joins YLC as a senior staff attorney focused on a range of issues central to YLC’s efforts […]

Posted Wednesday, March 16th, 2016