This resource is meant to help youth who are about to graduate from higher school and/or who are under the age of 26 with juvenile justice system involvement maximize the amount of financial aid they receive to attend college. The guide covers what financial aid is and how to get it, offers tips for troubleshooting […]
Article appearing in Chronicle of Social Change on SB 12, bill to grant extended foster care benefits to probation supervised youth.
Article in Chronicle of Social Change about pending legislation, SB 12, to extend foster care benefits to probation involved youth.
Articlein Chronicle of Social Change on how SB 12 will make it easier for foster youth in probation to get extended foster care benefits.
Letter to Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro co-sponsoring SB 388
Text of AB 388, bill requiring oversight on the use of law enforcement in group homes, limiting the unnecessary secure detention of foster youth and providing the same protections for foster youth that non-foster youth living at home with parents routinely receive when the come into contact with the delinquency system.
Letter summarizing concerns at the Mary Graham Children’s Center around the number of children who end up in the juvenile justice system.
Youth Law Center comments on the ABA TASK FORCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE STANDARDS RELATING TO CROSSOVER, DUAL-JURISDICTION AND MULTI-SYSTEM YOUTH.
This letter spells out YLC’s concerns about the Draft All County Information Notice on the implementation of AB 129 (Dual Status Children).