Supporting Foster Youth on College Campuses
On this week’s podcast, we highlight a law to dismantle and rebuild child protection in Iowa, closure of juvenile prisons in New York and a former foster youth gets a key spot in the Biden administration.
BONUS: This episode features music from the Unsung program, which helps youth in juvenile settings learn to perform, record and produce songs.
Christopher Scott and Lino Peña-Martinez of Connecticut’s Sun Scholars program join us to talk about their model of a central program that supports current and former foster youth on college campuses around the state.
A Bipartisan Bill To Bolster Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Bill Would Create One Million New Apprenticeships
New York Governor Aims to Shut Down Nearly Empty Youth Prisons
Amid Abuse Reports, Sequel-run Facility That Treated California Children Will Close
Youth Returning to California from Out-of-State Programs
Biden Appoints Child Welfare Policy Expert, and Former Foster Youth, to Budget Office