National Center for Youth Law

Yearly Newsletter Archives: 2016

NCYL News – November 2016 - VOL. 1 NO. 8

November 1, 2016
In This Issue: New Complaints Against Texas Education Agency; First Hand Accounts from Juveniles Tried as Adults; Expanded Work in Los Angeles to Support Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

NCYL News – Summer 2016 - VOL. 1 NO. 7

October 1, 2016
In This Issue: In California, There Is No Longer Such Thing As a Child Prostitute; California Commits To Ensuring Foster Youth Have Access To Sexual And Reproductive Health Care Services

NCYL News – June 2016 - VOL. 1 NO. 6

July 1, 2016
In This Issue: Connecticut Approves Legislative Fix; Oversight of Foster Youth Psychotropic Drug Use Funded; Introducing NCYL's 2016 Summer Clerks and Interns

NCYL NEWS – May 2016 - Vol 1. No. 5

May 31, 2016
In this issue highlights the role of child trafficking survivors in California’s policy making process; updates the effort to end direct file at the ballot box; and looks at the fight over public disclosure in child welfare cases involving near fatalities.

NCYL NEWS – April 2016 - Vol 1. No. 4

April 30, 2016
In this issue NCYL calls attention to unintended pregnancy in foster youth and their access to reproductive and sexual health care services and education; California legislation addressing the overmedication of psychotropics for foster youth advances; and NCYL intern DeAngelo Cortijo gives the keynote address at a national symposium on dual status youth.

NCYL NEWS – March 2016 - Vol 1. No. 3

March 31, 2016
In this issue a NCYL supported California ballot initiative seeks to overcome opposition from the California District Attorney’s Association, FosterEd New Mexico launches a demonstration site, and the CSEC action team solicits applicants for its new advisory board.

NCYL NEWS – February 2016 - Vol. 1 No. 2

February 29, 2016
In this issue NCYL mourns the passing of our colleague Fiza Quraishi, NYCL sues group home operator for denying residents reproductive and sexual health care, and bill to take FosterEd Arizona statewide is introduced in state legislature.

January 2016 - Vol. 1 No. 1

February 1, 2016
In this issue: NCYL files suit in Connecticut over expelled students right to an education, Multi-Disciplinary teams convene to address child trafficking, new report reveals achievement gap for Arizona students in foster care