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Advocacy Groups

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    AAP is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to improve the health and well-being for all children. Their website is a resource for general information related to child health as well as policies and publications.
  • American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
    The ABA Center on Children and the Law, a program of the Young Lawyers Division, aims to improve children's lives through advances in law, justice, knowledge, practice and public policy. Their areas of expertise include child abuse and neglect, child welfare and protective services system enhancement, foster care, family preservation, termination of parental rights, parental substance abuse, adolescent health, and domestic violence.
  • American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
    The ABA Center on Children and the Law, a program of the Young Lawyers Division, aims to improve children's lives through advances in law, justice, knowledge, practice and public policy. Their areas of expertise include child abuse and neglect, child welfare and protective services system enhancement, foster care, family preservation, termination of parental rights, parental substance abuse, adolescent health, and domestic violence.
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    The ACLU is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization of more than 500,000 members and supporters. They handle nearly 6,000 court cases annually from offices in almost every state. The ACLU has maintained the position that civil liberties must be respected, even in times of national emergency. The ACLU is supported by annual dues and contributions from its members, plus grants from private foundations and individuals.
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    The ACLU is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization of more than 500,000 members and supporters. They handle nearly 6,000 court cases annually from offices in almost every state. The ACLU has maintained the position that civil liberties must be respected, even in times of national emergency. The ACLU is supported by annual dues and contributions from its members, plus grants from private foundations and individuals.
  • American Humane Association
    The Children's Division of American Humane develops programs, policies, training, research and evaluation, and cutting-edge initiatives to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect while also working to strengthen families and communities and enhance child protection systems at the state and county levels.
  • American Humane Association
    The Children's Division of American Humane develops programs, policies, training, research and evaluation, and cutting-edge initiatives to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect while also working to strengthen families and communities and enhance child protection systems at the state and county levels.
  • American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)
    The APHSA, is a nonprofit, bipartisan organization of state and local human service agencies and individuals who work in or are interested in public human service programs. Their mission is to develop and promote policies and practices that improve the health and well-being of families, children, and adults.
  • American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)
    The APHSA, is a nonprofit, bipartisan organization of state and local human service agencies and individuals who work in or are interested in public human service programs. Their mission is to develop and promote policies and practices that improve the health and well-being of families, children, and adults.
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation - Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
    The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) was designed to support the Casey Foundation’s vision that all youth involved in the juvenile justice system have opportunities to develop into healthy, productive adults. JDAI focuses on the juvenile detention component of the juvenile justice system because youth are often unnecessarily or inappropriately detained at great expense, with long-lasting negative consequences for both public safety and youth development.
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation - Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
    The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) was designed to support the Casey Foundation’s vision that all youth involved in the juvenile justice system have opportunities to develop into healthy, productive adults. JDAI focuses on the juvenile detention component of the juvenile justice system because youth are often unnecessarily or inappropriately detained at great expense, with long-lasting negative consequences for both public safety and youth development.
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Youth Advocacy Network (AYAN)
    The purpose of AYAN is to create a "single voice" for the unmet needs of the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) youth in San Francisco. Partnering with 17 local community organizations and community leaders, AYAN is finding solutions to the Education, Juvenile Justice and Behavorial Health issues facing API youth and their families.
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Youth Advocacy Network (AYAN)
    The purpose of AYAN is to create a "single voice" for the unmet needs of the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) youth in San Francisco. Partnering with 17 local community organizations and community leaders, AYAN is finding solutions to the Education, Juvenile Justice and Behavorial Health issues facing API youth and their families.

 

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