New Study Spotlights Need for More Pre-College Programs for Foster Youth
Federal education officials are investing millions of dollars into studying programs that help foster youth making the transition from high school to college.
Healing Provided on a Texas Ranch for Men and Boys Who Have Survived Sex Trafficking
In Texas, a novel residential program provides young men who have survived sex trafficking with health care, legal help and animal therapy.
Child Welfare Ideas from The Experts
The Imprint highlighted each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of seven young people that experienced foster care and have completed congressional internships.
Hidden Foster Care
The federal government reports there are roughly 425,000 children across the United States living in foster care. The real number appears to be much, much higher — a little known shadow system known as hidden foster care.
Human Rights Watch Grades States on Children’s Rights: No ‘As’ or ‘Bs’. Most States Get ‘Ds’ and ‘Fs’
A new state-by-state analysis of how well America meets international standards on protecting its children gave low grades to every state.
A Frank Conversation with a Judge on the Juvenile Justice Bench in New York
Serving Erie County, New York in the Youth Part and Family Court, Judge Brenda Freedman discusses her career path and changes to the juvenile justice system.
Youth Activists Rally to Support Girls and Young Women Abused in Detention
Safety is Security
There are plenty of people who were deprived of safety in their childhood. I was one of them, writes Samantha Little.