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NCYL News – June 2016
VOL. 1 NO. 6


NCYL’s 2016 Summer Clerks and Interns

June 30, 2016
Melissa Bejarano is a rising second-year law student at University of California, Hastings College of the Law. This summer, she will be working with Staff Attorney Bill Grimm on Child Welfare issues, particularly with creating an administrative petition addressing the over-use of psychotropic drugs…

Highlights of Our Work – June 2016

June 30, 2016
Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act Qualifies for November Ballot ›
Californians will have a chance to decide whether to shift state law in favor of rehabilitation for its youngest citizens charged with crimes. The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016

Oversight of Foster Youth Psychotropic Drug Use Funded

June 30, 2016
California’s new state budget includes an ongoing increase of $1.7 million dollars for the foster care public health nursing program. This means that 2015 legislation sponsored by NCYL, Senate Bill 319, which allows for public health nurses to oversee and monitor the mental health and…