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Access to Education

We believe that school discipline is a major driving force in the inequitable educational outcomes faced by low income children and children of color. We represent Bay Area students in expulsion hearings in order to ensure access to education and to work against educational inequity. Learn More

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Safety and Stability at Home

We believe all children deserve safe and stable homes and where they have access to educational and health opportunities. We represent children in guardianship and foster care cases to ensure that they have the stability they need to thrive. Learn More

"Listening to the Voices of Unaccompanied Minors" (mural created by three LSC youth clients)

Freedom from Deportation

We believe that children and youth cannot reach their full potential if they live in fear of deportation. We represent children in immigration cases to ensure that they can remain in a safe place with access to opportunity. Learn More

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Holistic Services

We believe that legal interventions alone are ineffective to change the lives of our clients. We use an interdisciplinary approach that includes social work services to ensure that clients’ physical health, mental health, educational, and other needs are met so that they can recover from trauma and truly flourish. Learn More