Blog Category: CCY Docs

Meet Our Youth Homelessness Champions!

Published on November 6, 2020

Earlier today as a part of Runaway And Homeless Youth Prevention Month 2020 (#RHYPM2020), we happily announced our three Champions of Youth Homelessness, Assemblymembers Eloise Reyes and Mike Gibson as well as Homeless Education Project Manager of San  | Read More » |

Our 2020 CCY Policy Platform!

Published on November 6, 2020

The following is our Current 2020 Policy Platform for the California Coalition for Youth! For any questions, comments, or for more information please reach out to CCY Executive Director, Jevon Wilkes at Jevon@calyouth.org.     | Read More » |

November is Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month

Published on November 1, 2020

Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month (RHYPM) is a statewide awareness campaign spearheaded each November by the California Coalition for Youth (CCY), its members, supporters, and advocates for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness in  | Read More » |

California Coalition for Youth November 2020 Ballot Measures

Published on October 1, 2020

This November will be a very important election year for both California and the United States.  Along with voting for the Presidency and Vice Presidency, Californians will be voting on a number of ballot measures and propositions. The following is  | Read More » |

CCY Youth Survey – Impact of COVID-19

Published on September 3, 2020

We are looking for Youth with lived experience with homelessness to please take our survey. Your responses, and any identifying data you provide, will remain anonymous and your participation is an opportunity to maximize current and future investments  | Read More » |

Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools

Published on August 25, 2020

 The following is a Practical Guide for Financing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health in Schools, put together by the California Children’s Trust Organization and Breaking Barriers.  Even Before COVID-19, there was a youth mental health crisis.  | Read More » |

The Emergency Family Stabilization Act (Federal Legislation)

Published on August 12, 2020

This past Friday, August 7, U.S. Representatives John Yarmuth (D-KY), Don Bacon (R-NE), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), and Don Young (R-AK) introduced the bipartisan Emergency Family Stabilization Act, H.R. 7950 (EFSA). This legislation provides flexible funding  | Read More » |

Youth Mental Wellness Guide

Published on July 22, 2020

In these challenging times, it’s important to maintain the mental health and wellness of our youth. Stories of police brutality, COVID-19 case and mortality increases, and increasing stories of racial and social injustices, takes its toll on our  | Read More » |

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Published on May 20, 2020

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States.  Each year national, statewide, and local mental health organizations spotlight this month to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to stop the stigma  | Read More » |