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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.
Colorado Bill Aims to 'Raise the Floor' on Minimum Age for Arrest, Detainment
New Guide Helps Mental Health Professionals Serve Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
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
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State reaches deal to improve education, mental services for incarcerated youths
Washington state agrees to end hotel, office stays for foster youth
'Counseling Not Criminalization' Bill Unveiled to Boot Police From US Schools
Ending Virtual-School Oppression: Black Students Disproportionately Punished for Harmless Behavior at Home During Zoom Classes
Panic attacks highlight stress at shelters for migrant kids
“504 plan” disability protection favors students at Arizona’s wealthier, whiter schools
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting