National Center for Youth Law

At the Center

Ma’Khia Bryant

April 21, 2021
Just hours before Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd, police in Columbus, Ohio, fatally shot Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager living in foster care. Her death is a stark reminder of the systemic violence inflicted upon Black, Brown and

Meet Jason Okonofua - NCYL's New Board President

January 11, 2021
Dear friends and supporters, Happy new year! I am thrilled to introduce myself to you for the first time as the National Center for Youth Law’s new Board President. 2021 will be an important year for NCYL as we celebrate our 50-year anniversary and a

JusticeEd – Year One Progress Report

October 28, 2020
In 2015, NCYL began working in Santa Clara County, in partnership with a coalition of committed partners, with the goal of making that vision a reality. This work began with the Education Champion Project and led to the launch of our full-scale demonstration site, known…