The Gift of Giving
As a multimedia journalist for FMC, I remember a number of nights over the past two years I spent on my couch finishing a story for a deadline. One night I finished a story about Maurissa, who took a math class in community college over ten times and eventually attended grad school at Harvard.
AB12: A Promise in Progress
By Lauren Gonzalves Thousands of California foster youth are choosing to remain in the hands of the foster care system past their eighteenth birthdays. They are hoping to make use of the newly extended access to housing, funding, and support made possible by the passage of Assembly Bill 12 in 2010, but the implementation, which commenced in 2012, is proving uneven, leaving youth with limited options.