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October 2017

Alliance for Children’s Rights Webinar: New Child Welfare Laws: 2017 Policy Reforms

October 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us for a webinar summarizing the key bills that were signed into law this year. These reforms will impact recruitment and retention of caregivers, the services and supports available to families in the child welfare system, and more. We will be joined by experts from the Children’s Law Center, Children Now, Tipping Point Community, and John Burton Advocates for Youth.

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November 2017

Right to Laugh: A Night of Comedy to Benefit the Alliance for Children’s Rights

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Avalon Hollywood

Join us for an evening of cocktails & comedy More than 500 guests will come together for a sidesplitting show to support the work of the Alliance for Children’s Rights. The comedy lineup includes Nikki Glaser and Reggie Watts, with more signing on! The Alliance protects the rights of impoverished and abused children and youth so that they have safe, stable homes, healthcare and the education they need to thrive. Please sponsor our 8th Annual Right to Laugh event, and help us serve…

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Sky’s the Limit: Children’s Bureau Blue Tie Gala

November 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Flying, 3100 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Our first annual Blue Tie Gala is a celebration of children and the importance of family and community to their future success. This inspired evening will feature a formal multi-course dinner prepared by acclaimed chefs and paired with world-class wines, an auction like no other, entertainment, dancing and more. For those interested in a little pre-dinner fun, there will be an exclusive VIP reception serving up vintage champagne, passed canapés, and mingling with the evening’s honoree and special guests. WHY…

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Foster Youth Cultural Exchange Peru 2017

November 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am

The Foster Youth Cultural Exchange (FYCE), will be traveling to Peru (South America) from November 22 until December 3 this year. Foster youth are encouraged to apply along with adults who would like to be "organizers" during the event. Please read below for more information from FYCE. In order to travel with the Foster Youth Cultural Exchange (FYCE), organizers and youth must each fill out an application and go through a selection process. Each youth traveler will need to make an…

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January 2018

Beats Rhymes and Life Presents Beyond the Surface: A Hip Hop Showcase by Youth!

January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Beyond The Surface. Join us for Beyond the Surface: A Hip Hop Showcase by Youth! Doors open at 5:30pm, Show starts at 6:30pm! Twice a year the BRL community comes together to highlight and celebrate the creative and personal achievements of our youth. Through this wonderful tradition we remember our youth are not simply “at risk” but rather “at promise”, and with the right care they can heal, grow and lead. Beyond The Surface represents the importance of looking deeper into…

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March 2018

5th Annual Solano Children, Youth & Families Policy Forum

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
KROC Center, 586 Wigeon Way
Suisun, CA 94585 United States
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Do you want to make a difference in our community? 1. Speak up for youth and families about issues affecting you and your community. 2. Educate your elected officials 3. Learn about projects going on and how you can get involved. Please join us at the 5th Annual Children, Youth, and Families Policy Forum. The event is free and free child care and food will be provided! The Forum will be held at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Suisun City…

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PATHWAYS TO HEALTH PROFESSIONS: Supporting Native Youth in Pursuing Health Careers

March 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Congressional Briefing Tuesday, March 13, 2018. 12:00 – 1:30 PM Dirksen Senate Building, Room 628 Lunch will be provided. The health professions offer significant opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth to build meaningful careers. However, there are ongoing structural and policy barriers that impede access to this option for many Native young people. This event will provide a forum for young people and policy experts to provide their perspectives on this issue, share their stories, and highlight policy…

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April 2018

LA Foster Youth Power Summit

April 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - April 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE - LA FOSTER YOUTH POWER!! FREE CELEBRATION & TRAINING April 20th – 22nd REGISTER HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/5Vmn2uRyoE8693Pp2 Celebrate Foster Youth Power in Los Angeles! From foster youth rights & justice, youth-centered policy advocacy, and community organizing - young people impacted by the foster care system across LA have been standing up and fighting for change for over 30 years and still going! APRIL 20th - 5:30 - 8:30 PM Celebrating and Reflecting on the Progress and Possibility of foster…

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October 2018

Who Cares – Foster Parent Recruitment and Engaging Faith Communities

October 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Center of Hope, 9550 Crenshaw Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90305 United States
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On Oct. 16, The Imprint invites you to a Civic Dialogue in Los Angeles to coincide with the publishing of its soon-to-be-released reporting project: Who Cares: A National Count of Foster Homes and Families. Who Cares is a rigorous examination of the nation’s foster care system, and its capacity to care for the children who enter it. Last year, The Imprint – a news outlet covering child welfare nationally – issued a similar report that was highlighted in stories by The Associated Press and National Public Radio. We will host…

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September 2020

Not Just Another Foster Care Story: Beyond the Headlines with The Imprint

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CNN host Lisa Ling and investigative reporter Karen de Sá, now the editor of The Imprint, for a discussion on  covering the complex issues surrounding foster care and youth justice. America’s most vulnerable children, youth and families often go unnoticed or their stories are oversimplified, but good journalism can make a difference in their lives and the systems that serve them. Find out what The Imprint will focus on under the leadership of de Sá, an award-winning reporter whose…

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