This Week in Youth Services

A roundup of all the recent business leads, news and analysis from The Imprint

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New Mexico funding early childhood education and health services

Minnesota Dept. of Human Services looking for post-adoption services providers and organization to lead its adoption exchange  

The Texas Department of State Health Services is looking for youth health services providers to operate within the scope of the state’s Youth Empowerment medicaid waiver.

Wisconsin funding lead: Milwaukee looking for providers to do community-based juvenile services.


Stat geeks! New research RFPs from U. S. Department of Justice:

Fellowships and research grants on adolescent/teen dating violence

Research on exposure to violence

Research on what works in school safety

Business News

The Alliance for Children and Families brought in longtime Public Allies Vice President to lead its new center on civic engagement and neighborhood building.

Early childhood funding opp in Kansas: Shawnee Cty/Topeka looking to privatize some preschools in low-Y neighborhoods.

La Crosse County, Wisc. is expanding their youth/family services, and asked the world for advice they ask the world for input on what works.

News and Opinion

Our newest Focus on the Figures with looks at the racial proportions in Calif. foster care

Five years ago, Los Angeles County built a way for child welfare & law enforcement to info share. It may come in handy with looming reforms.

Georgette Todd: Fixing foster care begins with simply using it less

Melanie Delgado: More than a decade after California approves a major mental health services reform, the benefits have yet to become tangible for foster youths.

The child welfare group Children’s Rights is looking for foster care alumni to tell their Stories

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