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Juvenile Law Center Awards National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Youth Policy Project Director Shannan Wilber its Prestigious 2020 Leadership Prize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020 Contact: Christopher Vasquez, NCLR Communications Director cvasquez@nclrights.org / (415) 365-1337 Juvenile Law Center Awards National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Youth Policy Project Director Shannan Wilber its  Prestigious 2020 Leadership Prize PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Juvenile Law Center (JLC) today announced that NCLR’s Youth Policy Director Shannan Wilber will be one...

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CA First to Guarantee Gender-Affirming Healthcare for Trans Foster Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 Contact: Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / 215.983.3099 California is Now the First State in the Country to Guarantee Trans Foster Youth Can Access Gender-Affirming Healthcare  SAN FRANCISCO, CA—California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark transgender rights legislation into law last week, guaranteeing the right of California’s foster youth to access gender-affirming...

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CA Leads Country with Bill to Protect Trans Youth in Foster Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2018 Contact:  Lauren Gray, NCLR lgray@nclrights.org / (215) 983-3099 California Leads Country with Bill to Protect Transgender Youth in Foster Care NCLR says, “Transgender youth often experience severe trauma before entering foster care. We cannot allow this trauma to continue while they are in care.” SACRAMENTO—California State Assemblymember Todd...

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One of the Nation’s Leading Youth Advocates to Join NCLR

(San Francisco, CA, September 24, 2012)—The National Center for Lesbian Rights is pleased to announce that Shannan Wilber, one of the nation’s leading social justice advocates for children, will be joining its team in January 2013 to direct and expand the organization’s Youth Project. Wilber, currently the executive director of Legal Services for Children, will expand the reach and impact of NCLR’s Youth Project, reaching out to the most vulnerable LGBTQ youth across the country and working on...

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