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Nov 16

CCLP Teams Up with National Center for Lesbian Rights to Protect Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex Youth

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On November 9, CCLP partnered with the National Center for Lesbian Rights to co-facilitate an all-day gathering focused on developing a model policy for transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) youth in out-of-home placements. The convening, supported by the PREA…

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Oct 19

Stop Family Detention

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Today, CCLP submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security rejecting the Trump Administration’s proposal to roll back long-standing protections for immigrant children.

The proposed rule changes to what is known as the Flores Settlement would allow the government to indefinitely detain immigrant children, strip kids of existing legal protections and…

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Aug 7

New York Times Quotes CCLP Deputy Director in Coverage of Treatment of Migrant Youth in Custody

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As part of a series covering the experience of migrant youth in detention facilities throughout the country, the New York Times interviewed CCLP’s Jason Szanyi. An August 4 article cited the use of restraint chairs and spit masks on young people, which staff claimed were necessary. In the article,…

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Jul 16

National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition Responds to Rescinded DOJ Guidance

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Read the Coalition’s July 9, 2018 statement, which outlines how the Department of Justice’s decision to rescind key guidance documents threatens to harm youth of color and other vulnerable youth.

http://promotesafecommunities.org/images/NJJDPC_Statement_on_Recent_DOJ_Actions_7.09.18.pdf

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Jun 18

CCLP Joins National Coalition Calling for End to Policy of Separating Immigrant Children from Parents

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CCLP has joined over 500 organizations throughout the country calling for an end to the federal government’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families. On June 8, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (OR) and Senator Patty Murray (WA), joined by 38 other Senators, called on the President to end this…

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