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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National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition Responds to Rescinded DOJ Guidance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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May 11

CCLP Opposes DOJ’s Proposed Elimination of Questions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in National Crime Victimization Survey

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Today, the Center for Children’s Law and Policy submitted comments to the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the U.S. Department of Justice opposing the agency’s proposal to rescind questions in the National Crime Victimization Survey that allow youth to identify their sexual orientation and gender identity. As CCLP notes…

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Feb 15

New CCLP Report Concludes New York’s Close to Home Initiative Benefits Youth, Families, and Communities

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On February 21, CCLP released a report on the implementation of Close to Home by…

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