California Governor’s Veto Lets Counties Continue to Take Foster Kids’ Money
Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill preventing counties from taking benefits from orphaned or disabled children to pay for their foster care.
Northern California Tribe Alleges California Unfairly Denied Extended Foster Care Benefits to its Youth
A new lawsuit accuses a Northern California county of unfairly denying Native American youth access to extended foster care benefits.
Washington Must Step Up to Protect Foster Youths’ Benefits
Ian Marx urges Washington to take action on the national level to protect benefits that belong to youth in foster care.
The Costs and Benefits of Extending Foster Care to 21
This report analyzes the potential costs and benefits of allowing foster youth to remain in care until age 21, the policy encouraged by the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act and proposed in California’s Assembly Bill 12, the California Fostering Connections to Success Act.