This lawsuit filed on behalf of Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) seeks to ensure timely compliance with an
This lawsuit alleges violations of a 1997 settlement agreement in Flores v. Reno that set national standards for the treatment
A 2017 San Francisco Chronicle investigation revealed that California shelters were funneling hundreds of foster children, some as young as
In 2016, more than 40,000 California youth were arrested or cited by law enforcement officers for misdemeanor and status offenses.
In 2014, California enacted SB 855, clarifying that a child who is sexually trafficked is a victim of child abuse.
Twenty-four years ago, California changed its laws to allow the prosecution of 14 and 15-year-olds in adult criminal court. This
California issues more suspensions than high school diplomas each year. Some schools suspend more than one out of every four
The Education Civil Rights (ECR) Alliance was convened by NCYL to fight back against increasing attacks on students’ civil rights