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Reporters may contact us here to speak to a National Center for Youth Law expert on a range of children and youth-rights issues. See below for recent press releases and for reporter resources, including explainers about complicated advocacy issues and guides to help reporters write fairly and equitably about youth impacted by government agencies and public systems.
'Children's Safe Welcome Act' prioritizes family integrity & well-being of children in immigration custody
Colorado Bill Aims to 'Raise the Floor' on Minimum Age for Arrest, Detainment
Lawsuit Against Riverside County Seeks Reimbursement for Families Illegally Charged with Juvenile Justice Fees
Advocates for Children with Disabilities and Oregon Dep’t of Education Reach Interim Agreement
Background Info on Youth in Immigration Custody
Browse Press Coverage
Stanford study finds why writing a letter to a teacher can turn around the lives of some students
How to Break the Juvenile Detention Cycle: New Research Shows a Way
Newsom’s call: Governor’s final say on the top 21 bills of ’21
CA signs bills allowing students access to mental health education, support at schools
ABC 7 News
Governor Signs Portantino’s Mental Health Education Bills Into Law
Changes to California's youth prison system prove difficult to implement