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NCYL News – December 2016
VOL. 1 NO. 9


A Message from The Executive Director - by Jesse Hahnel

December 1, 2016
Friends and Colleagues, The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) heads into 2017 facing a determined effort to roll back civil rights, human rights and public programs. Founded more than 40 years ago as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, NCYL stands fully…

Highlights of Our Work – December 2016

December 1, 2016
NCYL Joins Call for Establishing Sanctuary Schools and Campuses ›
NCYL, together with more than 120 community, education, health, faith, labor, student, and parent organizations in California, has released an open letter calling on California’s educational leaders to address the growing

Inspired and Hopeful - by Allison Newcombe

December 1, 2016
Seated atop an old picnic bench, worn from the weight of years of happy campers, I toiled on a simple art project reminiscent of my own childhood camp experience. For well over an hour, I sat in a calm and easy silence alongside a young