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Amicus Briefs & Sign On Letters

Included here is a summary of the amicus briefs and support letters to which National Crittenton has signed on to for 2020-2022 (to date).

Amicus Briefs

Soule v. CIAC
Support the Connecticut’s Interscholastic Athletic Conference policy that allows K-12 athletes to participate in sports consistent with their gender identity

K.R. v. Duluth Edison Charter Schools (DECS)
Brief challenging discriminatory discipline, dress code enforcement and racial harassment in a charter school

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the right to abortion

Hall v. Millersville University
An educational institution, in this case Millersville University, violates Title IX for failure to respond to a report of dating violence, and therefore can be held liable for the consequences of their inaction

Hecox v. Little
The case involves an Idaho law that bans women and girls who are transgender and many women and girls who are intersex from participating in sports consistent with their gender identity

Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court in Challenge to ACA: California v. Texas
A coalition of states led by California and the U.S. House of Representatives have stepped in to defend the ACA, as the Trump administration has declined to do so

Peltier et al v. Charter Day School, Inc. et al.
Plaintiffs are challenging whether the defendant’s school dress code policy, which requires all girls to wear skirts, “skorts,” or “jumpers” to school, violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution, the North Carolina state constitution, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, and North Carolina state law

Francis v. Kings Park Manor
Ensuring Tenant Protections from Harassment/Discrimination Based on Race

Pambakian v. Blatt
Challenge to Forced Arbitration in the Context of Sex Harassment

Sagaille v. Carrega
Retaliation in sexual assault case when named harassers bring defamation lawsuits against survivors who report to law enforcement this matter

Kadel et al. v. North Carolina State Health Plan et al.
Transgender individuals and their family denied coverage for gender-affirming health care

Pambakian v. Blatt
Challenge to Forced Arbitration in the Context of Sex Harassment

19-123 Fulton v. Philadelphia
The case involves Catholic Social Services suing Philadelphia following the City's decision to stop contracting with foster care providers that turn away same-sex prospective foster parents

Sign On Letters

Cancel Student Debt

#Carecantwait BBB

Help Protect Democracy Enact the Freedom to Vote Act and The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

To Create a White House Conference and Office on Children and Youth

Center Children of Immigrants in Federal Policy Under Biden-Harris Administration

Urging President Biden Take Bold Steps to Prioritize COVID Response/Health In First 100 Days

Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act

Biden Transition Letter to End Solitary Confinement

Federal School Discipline and Climate Recommendations

Support For COVID Relief for Trafficking Survivors

United State of Women - Asking the Administration to Prioritize Women’s Issues During /After State of the Union

Gender Equity Community on Full Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

Justice In Policing Act 2021 Lacks Law Enforcement Accountability Mechanisms

Stop Asian Hate

Speak Out Against Anti-Transgender Legislation

Calls For Robust Investment in Care for In Home Care Services by Increasing Pay to A Minimum Of $15 And Providing Benefits

Support Permanent Improvements to The Child Tax Credit, EITC, And CDCTC

Urges Congress to Invest in Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs In Fiscal Year 2022

Build Back Better and FY 2022 Investment in Kids

FY22 Funding Request for The Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO)
Program (Otherwise Known as The Reintegration of Ex-Offenders (Rexo) Program)

End Federal Funding for Police in Schools - Appropriations Letter

Review Budget Request to Secure Funding for Transitional Age Youth

Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform Package

Children And Youth Organizations Calling for Path to Citizenship

Policy Principles to Advance the Wellbeing of Children

Adopt Provisions to Protect, Release, And Support Reentry of Incarcerated People In The COVID-19 Response Package

Civil Rights Principles for Safe, Healthy, And Inclusive School Climates

FAMILIES Act to Create a Parenting Sentencing Alternative (PSA) At the Federal Level While Also Funding Current States With PSA Programs And States Interested In Planning For Such Programs

Medicaid Reentry Act Included in The House-Approved HEROES Act, Would Allow Medicaid to Finance Health Care In The Last 30 Days Of Incarceration

COVID-19 In Corrections Data Transparency Act

Justice For Juveniles Act Which Exempts Youth Up to The Age Of 21 From the Requirements of The Prison Litigation Reform Act