Youth Opportunitie Act Update

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Youth Opportunities Act Legislative Alert By Mercedes Elizalde Children’s Campaign Fund Board Member Political Strategy Committee Chair There was a great hearing Monday,February 24, 2014. Children’s Campaign Fund board member and former legislator Mary Lou Dickerson testified that, in order for the juvenile justice reforms made in the last two decades to truly have a […]

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Legislative Priorities 2014

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  Juvenile Justice Youth Opportunities Act – HB1651 Passed House and Senate Unanimously   Opportunity for Underserved Youth Dream Act/Real Hope Act – HB 1817 and SB6523 Pass the Senate (35-10), Passed House (75-22) Legal Representation for Foster Youth – SB 6126 Passed both houses Unanimously Extended Foster Care – SB 6101 and HB 2335 […]

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Call to Action – Youth Opportunities Act

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The Youth Opportunities Act (HB 1651) will be heard by the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee. This bill will help break down the barriers to success by making juvenile offense records confidential. Here is more Youth Opportunities Act information (opens a new webpage). There is no date for the hearing yet. But we want […]

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