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Black Parallel School Board V. Sacramento City Unified School District

The suit alleges flagrant districtwide disability and race discrimination against students with disabilities, especially Black students. NCYL filed this lawsuit

Youth Reinvestment Grant (2019) - California Budget

California took meaningful action in 2018 to affirm the idea that youth need care, not cages by committing  a one-time

Fostering Success Fund (2019) - California Budget

In 2018, California took a major step towards addressing the criminalization of foster youth for minor behaviors and low-level offenses

Protecting Foster Youth from Abuse and Neglect (2019) - AB 395 (Rubio)

This is a continuing effort to address the troubling findings by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of

Pilot Office of Youth Development and Diversion - SB 433 (Monning)

This California legislation and accompanying $10 million budget request would create local county pilot offices of youth development and diversion

J.N. V. Oregon Department of Education

Oregon fails to ensure that all children can attend a full day of school. Parents and advocates call for equal access to classrooms for students with disabilities

Santa Clara Youth Justice Initiative

The National Center for Youth Law’s California Youth Justice Initiative is aimed at supporting healthy communities by advancing policies and

M.B. v. Colyer

Kansas’s child welfare system is failing to protect the safety and well-being of foster children and youth in the custody

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