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Police in Schools: A Background Paper

This paper is intended to be a background tool on the issue of police in schools, from NCYL's Education Civil Rights Alliance and the American...
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Recommendations to improve out of home care from youth who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation

Identifying safe and stable housing is of critical importance for the prevention of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) among children and youth...
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Using Data to Improve Outcomes for Children and Youth Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Recommendations of the CSEC Action Team, Data and Outcomes Workgroup

Final recommendations of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Action Team’s workgroup on Data and Outcomes to California Department...
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All Hands on Deck: Identifying and Supporting Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This report details Los Angeles County Probation Department's efforts over the past eight years to better identify and serve youth who have...
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Los Angeles County Detention Interagency Identification and Response Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children and Youth

This new innovative model for serving commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth identified through probation detention facilities is the result of a...
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Los Angeles County Law Enforcement First Responder Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Authored by NCYL staff attorneys, Kate Walker and Fiza Quraishi, the Los Angeles County First Responder Protocol is a collaborative approach to...
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2020 Arizona Foster Care Education Toolkit

FosterEd Arizona, in partnership with Fostering Advocates Arizona , released the Arizona Foster Care Education Toolkit . This comprehensive guide...