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February 16, 2023

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YLC Files Lawsuit to Prevent Closed-Door Planning in CA

YLC and the law firm Baker McKenzie have filed a lawsuit against a newly formed...

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January 16, 2023

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YLC Comments on the California Behavioral Health Community-Based Continuum

On January 13th, YLC submitted comments to the CA Department of Health Care Service’s proposal...

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December 21, 2022

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New report from YLC and DRT on broken youth justice system in TN

For Release: December 21, 2022 New Report, Families Not Facilities, provides solutions and recommendations to fix...

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December 15, 2022

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YLC Announces Settlement Agreement Between Sacramento County and Youth Forward

Today, the Youth Law Center announced a settlement agreement between Sacramento County and YLC’s client,...

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November 14, 2022

YLC advocates for improved conditions for youth in California detention facilities

YLC staff attorneys participated in a CA Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) process...

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October 5, 2022

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YLC Celebrates the Passage of AB 102 to Expand Dual Enrollment

New Law Creates Steps Toward Educational Equity  for Youth In California’s Juvenile Justice System  Youth Law...

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October 3, 2022

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YLC and Project Change Celebrate Budget Victory for Students

YLC and the Project Change Program at the College of San Mateo recently hosted an...

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October 3, 2022

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YLC Releases New Advocacy Guide on Brown Act

YLC has published a new advocacy resource, "Building Community Power in Youth Justice Reform: The...

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August 25, 2022

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YLC Urges United States Supreme Court to Uphold Indian Child Welfare Act

Last week, the Youth Law Center joined 30 other groups in submitting an amicus brief to the...

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July 18, 2022

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California Makes Historic Investment into Post-Secondary Education Programs for Juvenile Justice Involved Youth

California’s juvenile justice system intervenes in the lives of some of the children who have...

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May 19, 2022

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YLC Reissues Report “Closing the Extracurriculars Gap”

Three years ago the Youth Law Center first issued the publication "Closing the Extracurriculars Gap:...

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