March 28, 2019

5 Tips for Prioritizing Extracurriculars as a Key Intervention for Youth

Extracurricular activities provide meaningful educational, social, and developmental advantages for youth in the foster care and juvenile justice systems who face significant barriers to success. They help young people discover new interests, make connections with peers and supportive adults, and develop independence, self-esteem, and resilience.

Many thanks to the American Bar Association for featuring this great piece in their Practice Points series written by YLC Staff Attorney Virginia Corrigan on five key things that lawyers can do to help their clients access important extracurricular activities!