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NCYL News – Summer 2017
VOL. 2 NO. 3

In This Issue: The Awakening of a Criminal Justice Student; Washington State Foster Care Reforms Must Continue; Meet NCYL’s Summer Students; Lawsuit Charges Missouri with Pervasive Failure to Monitor the Prescription and Administration of Powerful Psychotropic Medications to Foster Youth; California Invests $2.9 million to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy Among Foster Youth in California and to Protect Their Reproductive Rights; Victory for Detained Immigrant Children


Highlights of Our Work – August 2017

August 1, 2017
Lawsuit Charges Missouri With Pervasive Failure To Monitor The Prescription And Administration Of Powerful Psychotropic Medications To Foster Youth ›
NCYL has joined with Children’s Rights and Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics to file the first class action 

Accountable from Birth - The Awakening of Criminal Justice Student

August 1, 2017
As a college student studying Criminal Justice, I have been primarily focused on the incarceration of adults. I seldom conducted any research to educate myself on what was happening to children and youth. That is, until I had the opportunity to intern with the National…

NCYL’s 2017 Summer Clerks and Interns

August 1, 2017
TOP: Kareem James, Richard Raya, Kaitlin Kelly, Laura Preuss BOTTOM: Lauren Lystrup, Myjahneè Crenshaw, Jessica Stone, Adrienne Spiegel, Claudia Ceseña

Claudia Ceseña is a rising second-year law student at University of California, Hastings College of the Law. This summer, she is working with Staff Attorneys…