New York City is Building Apps to Certify Foster Parents and Help Youth in Crisis
New York City is hoping that development of better application technology can help the child welfare system quickly certify foster parents, allow those parents to communicate with each other, and provide round-the-clock assistance to foster youths.
The Former Foster Youth Behind the White House’s Foster Care Hackathon
Sixto Cancel spent the entirety of his childhood in foster care. The bureaucracy and inflexibility of a system designed to protect him instead wreaked havoc on his life and those of his 10 siblings.
Youth Services Insider: New Innovations with Youth Services Implications
Entrepreneur is a cool business magazine that Youth Services Insider invariably buys on flights to and fro the nation’s capital. I grabbed the most recent issue on a recent flight back from Florida, where YSI had the pleasure of speaking about foster care and the public dialogue at the Daniel Foundation’s national foster care conference.