Prior to passing California Senate Bill 190 (SB 190), counties throughout the state charged fees to families for administrative costs
California’s SB 860 advances education equity for youth in foster care by improving coordination to support them with completing Free
In 2017, California passed SB 395, a law that prohibits police from interrogating youth under age 16 until the youth
In July of 2020, NCYL reached a settlement in M.B. v. Howard, a class action lawsuit against the state of
As recent reforms have expanded diversion programs throughout California and increased youth’s access to services and supports outside of the
Numerous studies have shown that probation involvement – including excessive supervision and services for youth who have not been charged
In 2020, California enacted SB 823 / AB 1868, which phases the closure of California’s Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
In August 2020, NCYL, on behalf of The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, filed a lawsuit against the U.S.