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May 2, 2020

May is National Foster Care Month

May is #NationalFosterCareMonth. Every day, but in particular during the 31 days in May, we...

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April 29, 2020

Support the #UpChafee campaign to meet urgent needs of transition aged youth in  foster care

YLC, along with a coalition of national advocacy groups, has launched the #UpChafee Campaign to...

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April 28, 2020

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Virtual 2020 QPI National Conference

We are thrilled to share that the 2020 National QPI Conference will move forward -...

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April 27, 2020

YLC urges California lawmakers to create a new social safety net for transition-aged foster youth

YLC sent a letter to California lawmakers this week outlining key policy recommendations necessary to...

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April 24, 2020

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YLC joins coalition advocating for vulnerable students during COVID-19 and beyond

Youth Law Center has partnered with fellow statewide advocacy organizations to create policy recommendations and...

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April 16, 2020

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QPI’s COVID-19 webcasts posted online

Last month, YLC's Quality Parenting Initiative launched a new resource series, COVID-19: The New Normal, providing...

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April 3, 2020

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Advocacy groups launch #UpChafee campaign urging Congress to take action for youth in foster care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC (April 3, 2020)  -- Child welfare advocates, policy partners, and young...

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April 1, 2020

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YLC’s Emergency Planning Toolkit for Youth in Congregate Care

Youth Law Center has developed an emergency planning resource to support attorneys and advocates working...

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April 1, 2020

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Joint Statement on Child Welfare Courts During a Public Health Crisis

Child Welfare Courts During a Public Health Crisis: Access to Justice and Advocacy are Critical...

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