Blog Category: CCY Docs

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 » |

California’s Road Map: Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness

Published on December 4, 2018

New Publication Available: California’s Road Map: Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness. In preparation for incoming Governor, Gavin Newsom, and newly-elected members of California’s Legislature, the California Coalition for Youth (CCY), its  | Read More » |

CCY 2018 Legislative Scorecard

Published on October 18, 2018

The following is our legislative scorecard!  It contains the status of our High Priority Bills and our Priority Bills after Governor Brown’s September signings.     | Read More » |

SB 918 Signed into Law

Published on September 27, 2018

Governor Brown Takes Historic Step To Begin Addressing the Needs of Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness   Today, Governor Brown signed the Homeless Youth Act of 2018 – SB 918 (Wiener), which is one of the California Coalition  | Read More » |