Announcing Legislation for Homeless Youth

Senator Mark Leno
Senator Mark Leno

SAN FRANCISCO – California State Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, will join homeless youth advocates and other elected officials in San Francisco on Friday to announce important new legislation that gives homeless youth greater access to high school proficiency and equivalency exams.

SB 252 would prohibit the Department of Education or testing companies from charging an exam fee to young people in California who are homeless

Press Conference Announcing SB 252:
Access to Education for Homeless Youth

Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco

Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco

Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco

California Coalition for Youth

California Homeless Youth Project

Housing California

Larkin Street Youth Services

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

Youth Advocates

WHEN:                Friday, March 13, 10 am.

WHERE:              Larkin Street Youth Services

                             134 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

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