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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

M.B. v. Howard

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

Duchitanga v. Lloyd

This class-action, civil-rights suit challenges egregious delays in the release of detained immigrant children to their families resulting from new

M.J. v The District of Columbia

This class action was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on behalf of all Medicaid-eligible District of

COPAA v. DeVos, 2018

This lawsuit filed on behalf of Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) seeks to ensure timely compliance with an

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