National Center for Youth Law

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Federal Court Hearing: Legal and Advocacy Groups Go Before Judge to Oppose Trump Administration’s Unconstitutional Title IX Policy - Betsy DeVos Rolled Back Protections for Student Survivors of Sexual Violence Coalition of Legal and Advocacy Organizations are Suing the Trump Administration For Implementing Policy Based on Sexist Stereotypes

July 19, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018 Contact: Charisma Troiano, Democracy Forward, (202) 701-1781, San Francisco, CA. — Today, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s discriminatory rollback of Title

NCYL Files Lawsuit Against Oppressive ‘YAT’ Youth Program in Riverside

July 2, 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018 Contact: ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy,, 213-977-5252 RIVERSIDE, CA — The Youth Accountability Team (YAT) program was created in 2001 in Riverside County to target at-risk youths for intervention. But YAT treats children who have not…

Antioch school district must face trial on agreement to remedy bias against Black students

February 27, 2018
Contact: Lawrence Carter-Long, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, 510-644-2555 x5256
Allison Elgart, Equal Justice Society,, 415-288-8708
Michael Harris, National Center for Youth Law,, 510-835-8098 x3006
  MARTINEZ, CA – A state court has rejected the Antioch…

White House Defense Of Rob Porter And Trump’s Dismissal Of Domestic Abuse Survivors Bolsters Lawsuit Against DeVos For Rolling Back Protections For Survivors of Sexual Violence - Original Suit Against DeVos Alleged That Trump Administration Disregards Abuse Reported by Women Survivors - Rob Porter Incident Strengthens Legal Argument

February 23, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 23, 2018
Contact: Charisma Troiano, Democracy Forward, (202) 701-1781
Lewis Cohen, National Center for Youth Law, (510) 835-8098 ext. 4045 Washington, D.C. — A coalition of advocacy and public interest organizations amended their suit challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of…