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.
Adolescent years are critical to growth and development. Young people who are on probation deserve a chance to meaningfully demonstrate
The suit alleges flagrant districtwide disability and race discrimination against students with disabilities, especially Black students. NCYL filed this lawsuit
California took meaningful action in 2018 to affirm the idea that youth need care, not cages by committing a one-time