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Expanded Confidentiality and Sealing Provisions for Youth Police Records

Starting January 1, 2022, California youth who are diverted from the juvenile justice system after contact with law enforcement will automatically...
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Fostering Parenthood the Podcast

Reimagining “The Talk” with caregivers and foster youth This groundbreaking podcast released by NCYL's Reproductive Health Equity Project (RHEP)...
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Judicial Bench Guide: Supporting the Mental Health of Children & Youth in Probate Guardianship Proceedings

Courts have a specific but enormously impactful role to play in the lives of court-involved children and families. Experiences like family separation...
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Unregulated & Unsafe: The Use of Emergency Intake Sites to Detain Immigrant Children

This briefing describes the government’s use of Emergency Intake Sites (EISs) to detain immigrant children, featuring children’s experiences in their...
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Reports

JusticeEd: Year Two Progress Update

Since 2018, NCYL’s JusticeEd Initiative in Santa Clara County has provided innovative, individualized education case management and coaching to...
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Educator Voices: #TeachingTruth

Building Tomorrow's Leaders Comprehensive and honest teaching of U.S. history Kate McCann “In AP Statistics we tackle the tough conversations. We...
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Miranda Rights - Protection Guides for Youth and Professionals

Guides to help youth, law enforcement, and school staff understand the rights youth have during police interrogations to ensure outcomes are just and...