YLC Publishes Policy Brief on Extracurriculars as Key Intervention

The Youth Law Center is proud to share a policy brief exploring the critical role of extracurricular activities for children and youth in the foster care and juvenile justice systems. The brief examines the benefits of extracurricular participation, the barriers young people face, and details inspiring programs working to ensure our young people have access […]

YLC Welcomes Meredith Desautels & Tracy Schiro

The Youth Law Center is pleased to announce the hiring of our newest staff members: Meredith Desautels and Tracy Schiro! Meredith Desautels is a staff attorney at the Youth Law Center. Her work focuses on ending the criminalization of childhood and replacing youth incarceration with positive, developmentally-appropriate supports that are rooted in family and community. […]