National Center for Youth Law
  • NCYL Files Brief to Block the Termination of the Flores Settlement Agreement

    The Flores Settlement Agreement, reached in 1997, requires basic child welfare protections for vulnerable immigrant children. On August 30, the Trump Administration filed a motion to terminate the Settlement.

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  • DeVos Backs Down; Kids of Color Win

    In March, a federal court found in favor of NCYL’s complaint against Secretary of Education Betsy Davos and the Department of Education, ruling that they engaged in an “illegal delay” of the 2016 Equity in IDEA regulation. The Department filed an appeal from our victory, but this week, they threw in the towel!

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  • NCYL Files Lawsuit Against Sacramento City Unified School District

    The lawsuit alleges flagrant districtwide disability and race discrimination against students with disabilities, especially Black students. 

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  • Settlement shuts off prison pipeline for many youths of color

    In a model for juvenile justice programs across the country, our settlement with Riverside County calls for youths accused of committing crimes to receive due process protections, including the appointment of a defense lawyer, upon referral to a diversion program.

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  • #ProtectX

    Title X is under attack! The National Center for Youth Law filed Amicus briefs in support of protecting Title X, which has made quality reproductive health care available to countless young people. Learn how currently proposed revisions to Title X will devastate the health of our most vulnerable youth.

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