Blog Category: CCY Docs

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 » |

Youth Experiencing Homelessness Are At Greater Risk During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on May 15, 2020

Even Before Covid-19, California was fighting a battle to combat homelessness. Among the hundreds of thousands experiencing homelessness in California, unaccompanied, unsheltered, and parenting youth, ages 12-24, have the highest risk for a lifetime of  | Read More » |

Filing Taxes for Youth 101

Published on April 1, 2020

Due to the current Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID19) pandemic, our Federal Government has had to make adjustments to compensate for both the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. A major economic adjustment isthe due date for filing 2019 taxes changed  | Read More » |

Youth Empowerment Summit 2020 UPDATE

Published on March 19, 2020

The Following is a Message from California Coalition for Youth Executive Director, Jevon Wilkes: Dear Friends, As a result of the recent COVID-19 public health situation, the California Coalition for Youth’s (CCY) Board of Directors, Executive  | Read More » |

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District to have California Youth Crisis Line information on Student ID Cards.

Published on August 15, 2019

The California Coalition for Youth (CCY) and the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (MPUSD) are partnering to increase student access to mental health and crisis intervention resources.   | Read More » |