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Santa Clara Community Resource Guide

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) has compiled a Community Resource Guide of available programming and services for young people in Santa Clara...
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The Flores Settlement Agreement & Unaccompanied Children in Federal Custody

This briefing document is focused on issues relating to unaccompanied children in federal immigration custody. The Flores Settlement Agreement also...
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Primer for Juvenile Court Judges: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Judicial Decision-Making for Newcomer Immigrant Youth in Juvenile Justice Proceedings

This primer and accompanying benchcard for juvenile court judges presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making for newcomer...
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Commercially Sexually Exploited Girls and Young Women Involved in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice in Los Angeles County: An Exploration and Evaluation of Placement Experiences and Services Received

Conducted in collaboration with the National Center for Youth Law, Cal State LA, and Los Angeles County, this first-of-its kind study explores the...
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Crisis on the Coast: The Bay Coastal Foster Youth and Homeless Student Populations

This report produced in partnership with Pivot Learning highlights the impact homelessness has on students in Monterey County and the efforts our two...

Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy: A Resource for Juvenile Defense Attorneys

This resource is intended to provide juvenile defense attorneys with an increased understanding of what trauma-informed legal advocacy entails, how...
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HIPAA or FERPA? A Primer on Sharing School Health Information in California, 2nd Edition

This Primer provides an overview of the pertinent federal and state confidentiality laws when health care is provided on school sites and addresses a...