The report also provides recommendations and examples of specific initiatives to guide transformation of the system.
Study shows integrated legal care offsets factors negatively impacting patient health.
The One Year Plus program is designed to deliver an individualized education plan to ensure students are making progress toward their goals.
By Debra Rothstein, Sarah A. Smith, and Adolfo Olivas
A collaborative effort among legal advocates is crucial to battle the alarming statistics.
By Monique R. Sherman
An amicus curiae brief gives the children a powerful and persuasive voice in the Supreme Court.
By Mimi Laver
Highlights and inspiration from the 2013 Third National Parent Attorneys Conference.
Lourdes Rosado interviews Frank Cervone, executive director of the Support Center for Child Advocates, about how the center has built a large support system for children by combining full-time advocates with pro bono attorneys. (18:21 min)
In the second installment of the series, hear as Lourdes Rosado interviews Professor Don Duquette about his experiences starting and building the Child Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Michigan. (16:53 min)
Listen as Professor Brent Pattison and current law student and former foster-care child Lori Bullock discuss three critiques of legal representation brought forth by young people who are in the child-welfare system. (7:56 min)
School districts are increasingly implementing alternative approaches to school discipline in response to the backlash on exclusionary practices that disparately impact students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged minority groups. (01:03:37)
Visit our Programs & Materials page for our latest teleconference focusing on practical ideas and options for lawyers, judges, and agencies to better help children ages 17-21.
We've added a YouTube video on Training Juvenile Court Judges to Identify Trafficked Youth and a new podcast on the Hidden Victimization of Foster Children.