Bill Proposes State-Mandated Sex Education for Foster Youth

Last month, California State Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino) introduced a bill aimed at decreasing the rate of unintended pregnancies for the state’s foster youth. “California has undergone a significant demographic change, with a full one […]


Texas: Child Maltreatment Prediction by Block

In 2015, 63,781 children in Texas were victims of maltreatment, making Texas the state with the third highest number of reports in the country. The Texas legislature is currently looking at multiple bills that address […]

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Alone in a California Courtroom: A Call for Legal Representation in Immigration Court

According to an ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations report, in 2015 over 200,000 Mexican and Central American immigrants were deported from the United States by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Jose Padilla, a […]