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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Time: 10 am to 11 am Pacific Time REGISTER HERE This webinar is sponsored by Accenture.
Please join Fostering Media Connections at 1 p.m. Pacific on Nov. 13 as we provide an open space for current and former foster youth to speak about homelessness and higher education. Raquel Wilson, who leads Fostering Media Connection’s Youth Voice Program, will lead the discussion alongside two of our very own Youth Voice Contributors, Tatiana […]
DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 TIME: 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern Improving casework. Identifying and addressing racial disproportionality and disparity. Reducing the use of foster care. More knowledge about what works to prevent abuse and neglect. Whatever you think is the most pressing reform in child welfare, technology is a key facet of solving the problem. […]
Join Youth Voice as former foster youth uncover the truth behind the growing issue of food insecurity in the United States and how it has impacted the lives of foster youth, specifically in LA County. Our panelists will also provide advice to help other foster youth on best practice to combat food insecurity. You do […]
Recent reports suggest child welfare systems across the county are seeing a pattern: children sleeping in CPS office buildings, hotels and even the cars of caseworkers. There is no single cause of this problem, nor is there a simple answer that will solve it.
Child Welfare faced challenges prior to the global pandemic. In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the needs of the most vulnerable children and youth have only intensified. Challenges such as foster family shortages, social worker burdens and exoduses, and the complex needs of youth facing trauma have become more acute and widespread. At […]
Join Youth Voice as we explore the impact parental incarceration has on youth. Hear from former foster youth with lived experience as we explore coping methods for youth in care, and explain how you can support and advocate for them.