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NCYL NEWS – February 2016
Vol. 1 No. 2

In this issue NCYL mourns the passing of our colleague Fiza Quraishi, NYCL sues group home operator for denying residents reproductive and sexual health care, and a bill to take FosterEd Arizona statewide is introduced in the state legislature.
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February 2016 Vol. 1 No. 2


Highlights of Our Work – February 2016

February 29, 2016
Psych Drug Action Campaign 2016 ›
Building on 2015’s legislative successes, NCYL’s Psych Drug Action Campaign is pushing forward an expanded agenda for the 2016 California legislative session.  The campaign seeks to curb the over medication of children in foster care.

At the Center – February 2016 - Judith Z. Gold

February 29, 2016
JUDY GOLD (1952 – 2016) Judy Gold served as a member of the National Center for Youth Law Board of Directors for 18 years, stepping down in December due to health problems. She passed away on February 17th. Judy was an attorney at the Public…

Fiza Quraishi  - Nov. 1978 - Feb. 2016

February 29, 2016
In a calling where commitment and compassion are the norm, Fiza Quraishi stood out from the crowd. She was an amazing lawyer and advocate. But as her friends and colleagues will attest, she was much more than that. During her decade at the National Center…