Entries by Nicole Scott

Free Technical Assistance to Tribes on Conducting Criminal Background Checks

CILS is pleased to announce that it is now offering free technical assistance to tribes interested in or conducting criminal background checks on prospective families who want to become a tribally licensed home for tribal member children being placed outside their home by County Protective Services (CPS). CILS can provide information and guidance on:  […]

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Expands Grants to Prevent Domestic Violence

Thank you, Blue Shield of California Foundation, for your support! Nine community-centered groups get aid to support the most vulnerable Californians and CILS is one of them. Read more here. Please follow and like us:

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AB-233 CA Education Code Amendment: Right to Wear Religious, Ceremonial, or Cultural Adornments at School Graduation Ceremonies

On March 15, 2017, the Assembly Education Committee held a hearing and passed AB-233, that was introduced by Assemblymember Todd Gloria, (D-San Diego). Under AB-233 the California Education Code would be amended to prohibit schools from denying students the right to wear traditional, cultural, or religious adornment on their cap and gown during graduation. The […]

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News from Native California Article About CILS

News article about CILS and our work with native high school seniors who are denied the right to wear regalia at graduation ceremonies. Please follow and like us:

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