July 15, 2019

YLC, Project Change, SB 716 featured in KQED article

We are so grateful to KQED and reporter Vanessa Rancaño for featuring YLC’s efforts to increase post-secondary opportunities for juvenile justice involved youth, Senate Bill 716, and the life-changing work of our partners at Project Change. Click here to read/listen to the full story!

“We have to remember that these are children, these are young people,” says Lucy Salcido Carter, a policy advocate for the Youth Law Center. “If they are going to be in custody, we want to make sure that they’re getting access to all of the programming they can, to be able to develop skills that will help them do well when they get out, and never come back.

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