Under a New Law, These Minnesota Foster Youth are College-Bound, Tuition-Free
A look at some of the Minnesota students headed to higher education thanks to a new law providing grants to cover their college costs.
Pennsylvania Parents Sue State Over “Unconstitutional” Child Abuse Registry
A group of parents and nonprofits is suing the Pennsylvania child welfare agency over its practice of placing people on a child abuse registry without a hearing.
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 11 former foster youths who 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.
Summer Roundup, Fall Preview
No interview this week! We’ll be back with more great guests after Labor Day. On this episode, we catch up on a whole slew of headlines in child welfare and juvenile justice from the summer.
California Invests in Apprenticeships for Young Adults Leaving Foster Care and Probation
Apprenticeships offer a pathway to stable careers, and California is supporting the expansion of programs for vulnerable young adults.
Is Transitional Housing for Me?
When young and vulnerable populations don't have access to stable housing, they are exposed to additional dangers, writes Olivia Valdovinos.