Breaking News: Settlement of civil rights lawsuit against San Francisco for unlawfully incarcerating 15 year-old child

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 29, 2020 Contact: Natalie Reynolds,, (415) 543-3379 Settlement of Civil Rights Lawsuit Against San Francisco for Unlawfully Incarcerating Fifteen-Year-Old Child SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Yesterday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve the settlement of a lawsuit filed against the City and County of San Francisco for […]

Join us at the 2020 QPI National Conference!

Registration for our 7th National QPI Conference and California Statewide Conference is now OPEN! We hope to see you in beautiful San Diego May 26th – 29th, 2020. Join us in San Diego to learn, share, and build the movement to sustain change. Learn from QPI sites and experts about maintaining a relationship-based child welfare […]

Jennifer Rodriguez honored as 2020 REFCA Champion

We are so excited to share that Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America Movement: Treehouse Foundation has honored Jennifer Rodriguez, YLC’s Executive Director, as one of the 2020 REFCA Champions! This special award highlights foster care alumni who are innovators in transforming the way we care for our nation’s most vulnerable young people. We at YLC are so very […]

YLC welcomes Sabrina Forte, new Staff Attorney!

YLC is excited to welcome our newest staff member: Sabrina Forte! Sabrina Forte is a staff attorney at YLC. Her work focuses on preventing homelessness and ensuring lasting housing stability for young people who have been impacted by foster care and incarceration. Prior to joining YLC, Sabrina was a staff attorney and project coordinator for […]

YLC’s Just Beginning program chosen as recipient of 2019 SCE Catalyst Grant

YLC is proud to share that our program Just Beginning was the recipient of a 2019 Susan Crown Exchange Foundation Catalyst Grant! This grant is awarded to organizations that are pursuing innovative solutions to some of our nation’s most pressing challenges. JB is a program designed to support incarcerated teen parents in building supportive, nurturing relationships with their children, […]