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California Considers Law to Aid Young Parents Living in Prison

California’s legislature recently considered a bill that was at once both straightforward and groundbreaking. A simple adjustment to the state Welfare and Institutions Code would assist incarcerated youth with children of their own in being more effective parents, which would be a huge victory for reproductive justice advocates. SB 134 would achieve this by expanding the list of approved persons incarcerated young parents may contact regarding their children’s care while they are detained in state and county juvenile facilities.

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Empowering New Reproductive Justice Leaders

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) provides members with education and training to become confident chapter leaders. That’s just what we accomplished at our second annual Leadership Institute, entitled “Justice Doesn’t Just Happen.”

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