State Regulators Shut Down Two Juvenile Halls in Los Angeles County, Citing ‘Unsuitable’ Conditions
California state regulators voted to revoke Los Angeles County’s license to operate its two juvenile halls, citing “unsuitable” conditions.
How to Talk to Foster Youth About Sex, Relationships and Self-Care (Hint: It’s Not Just About ‘Sex’)
HIGH STAKES, SILENT SYSTEMS, Part III: An experienced sexual health educator speaks about how caseworkers and caregivers can support youth through the most sensitive stages of adolescence.
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Clearing Hurdles: How Schools Can Foster Student Success
New York Attorneys and Human Service Workers Get Pay Increase in $229 Billion Budget
New York's $229 billion budget includes pay increases for attorneys representing low-income residents and human services workers.
Older Youth in Foster Care, Treating Withdrawal in Newborns, and More Recent Headlines
This week we review some new research on older youth in foster care, and the impact of mother bonding in the treatment of withdrawal symptoms for opioid-exposed newborns. We also discuss several recent stories published in The Imprint, including the first installment of a series looking at the haphazard rules around sexual and reproductive health for youth in foster care; how a small group of parent activists eventually effected the closure of California’s state-run youth prisons; and more.Coming
Black Minnesotans Tell UN Panel of Harms Committed by Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Authorities
Black residents of Minnesota gave powerful testimony to a UN panel today on the harrowing practice of placing children in solitary confinement.
‘Intolerable’ and ‘Appalling’ — Los Angeles County Juvenile Halls Face New Round of Scrutiny
From Incarcerated to Resilient
Each time I was incarcerated, I pulled strength from knowing my purpose was greater than my challenges, writes Daniel Bisuano.