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"Launching Youth into Law and Leadership," in the May 2020 issue of Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine 


"Law as a Lifeline," news video by The Recorder

UC Berkeley School of Law website article, 2018

Berkeleyside article, 2014

California Lawyer Magazine article, 2008


To see our own film featuring in-depth student profiles, Change Is Possible, click here.



The Center for Youth Development through Law is recognized as a model education pipeline organization for our effectiveness in supporting first-generation and marginalized youth in moving along the educational continuum into college and professional careers.


Our honors have included:


  • The 2011 California State Bar Education Pipeline Award

  • A chapter devoted to our Summar Program in The Education Pipeline to the Professions: Programs That Work to Increase Diversity [Sarah E. Redfield, Ed.,  South Carolina Press, 2012). Learn more about the book here.

  • Recognition as a model pipeline program by the American Bar Association

  • The 2008 Liberty Bell Award from the Alameda County Superior Court

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