National Center for Youth Law

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NCYL Efforts Lead to Big Budget Increases for California Kids

June 27, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2017 Contact: Lewis Cohen, Senior Director of Communications, lcohen@youthlaw.org, 510.835.8098 ext 3045 Oakland, CA – The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) played a leading role in increasing California’s budget for children, particularly those in foster care. California’s budget, signed…

LANDMARK FEDERAL LAWSUIT CHARGES MISSOURI WITH PERVASIVE FAILURE TO MONITOR THE PRESCRIPTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF POWERFUL PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS TO FOSTER YOUTH

June 12, 2017

       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2017 Contact:
Holly Aubry, haubry@childrensrights.org, 646.943.0541
Lewis Cohen, lcohen@youthlaw.org, 510.835.8098, ext 3045
Jessica Lillie Ciccone, lillieciccone@slu.edu, 314.977.7248 Jefferson City, Missouri – Watchdogs Children’s Rights, National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and Saint Louis University School of Law Legal…

Planned Parenthood Reaches Agreement with Promesa Behavioral Health

March 1, 2017
            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2017 Contacts:
Lewis Cohen, 510-835-8098 x3045
Rebecca Gudeman, 510-835-8098 x3037 Fresno, CA – Promesa Behavioral Health, Planned Parenthood, and individual foster youth have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed in February 2016 regarding the…

Advocates Urge Texas Education Agency to Strengthen Rules On Truancy Prevention Measures and Sanctions

October 17, 2016
        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17th, 2016 Media Contacts:
Michael Harris, mharris@youthlaw.org, 510-277-5452
Deborah Fowler, dfowler@texasappleseed.net, 512-757-1458
Meredith Shytles Parekh, mparekh@disabilityrightstx.org, 512-407-2776 Attorneys from Disability Rights Texas, the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and Texas Appleseed, concerned that local school districts…