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Know Your Enrollment Rights - For Students Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Insecurity in Washington DC

Are you a student in D.C. experiencing homelessness or housing instability and have questions about school enrollment? Check out this

Women’s Student Union v. U.S. Department of Education

The Women’s Student Union (WSU) at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California filed a legal challenge to Trump-era Department of

Protecting the Rights of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in California (2021) - AB 1140 (Rivas)

AB 1140 will clarify the responsibilities of the California Office of the Foster Care Ombudsperson, and their jurisdiction, to provide

Justice for Survivors (2021) - AB 124 (Kamlager)

AB 124 aims to support survivors of violence, including domestic violence and human trafficking, by providing trauma-informed charging, sentencing, and

Implementing the Closure of California’s State-Run Youth Prisons (2021)

NCYL is working to thoughtfully implement the historic passage of SB 823 (2020), the law that signaled California’s intention to

Healthy Futures for Foster Youth (2021) - AB 366 (Rubio)

AB 366 improves upon existing laws to strengthen reproductive health equity for youth in California’s foster care by extending the

End Endless Probation (2021) - AB 503 (Stone)

AB 503 improves outcomes for youth by minimizing the time they spend on probation, and tailoring probation conditions to meet

Expanding Access to Diplomas for Highly Mobile Students (2021) - SB 532 (Caballero)

SB 532 offers additional opportunities to achieve a high school diploma for youth experiencing homelessness, youth in foster care, students

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