New YLC resources on COVID-19 economic aid for youth and families

Youth Law Center has recently developed a series of resources related to the various economic benefits available as a result of the Covid–19 pandemic, and specifically how and when those benefits are accessible to populations including current and formerly systems involved youth and young adults, foster and resource parents, kinship families and young people in detention settings. Check out […]

YLC welcomes new team member Kisha Queeley

YLC is thrilled to welcome a new member to our team! Kisha Queeley joins YLC as our Controller. Hailing from Orlando, Florida, Kisha has worked in a finance capacity for over 25 years. She spent the last 20 years with Central Florida YMCA and held various positions including business manager, executive director, controller and finance […]

CA enacts prohibition on use of out-of-state facilities

After decades of YLC advocacy to address conditions in and end the use of out-of-state placements for California children, CA finally has enacted prohibition on use of these dangerous facilities. YLC is proud of the impact of our advocacy over the past year to move policymakers to act to protect our most vulnerable children. Read […]

YLC celebrates new scholarship with Iranian American Women Foundation

YLC is thrilled to congratulate and celebrate the winner of this year’s Iranian American Women Foundation‘s Youth Law Center scholarship! Golnaz Zamiri, the winner of this year’s scholarship, is a student at University of Connecticut and a deserving young woman studying human development and family studies and a future human rights leader. We are grateful […]