Californians for Safety and Justice
Nevada’s Vulnerable Youth Offered Healing through Yoga
The yoga teachers with Reno nonprofit Urban Lotus guide youth toward healing through trauma-informed movement classes.
Former Foster Youth Like Me Face Eviction as Pandemic Drags On; Congressional Champions Introduce Life-Saving Extensions
As the pandemic drags on, young people from foster care are continuing to struggle, and the federal relief provided for older youth from foster care will soon expire.
South Carolina Juvenile Justice Leader Quits After Months of Pressure
The leader of South Carolina’s juvenile justice agency is stepping down after more than four years running the long-embattled department.
New York City’s Child Welfare Agency Tells Service Providers to Vaccinate Teens — Even Without Parent Consent
New York City’s child welfare agency told certain service providers they should vaccinate 16- and 17-year-olds against COVID-19, even without parental approval.
California Weighs Protections for Parenting Foster Youth
A California bill on Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk would put protections into place for parenting foster youth, to help address intergenerational involvement in the child welfare system.
Next Week, Thousands of Foster Youth Will Age Out on the Same Day
Champions for young adults in foster care say that as many as 18,000 could age out of the system next week when a federal moratorium expires.
Children’s Rights Lures Top Litigator Leecia Welch from National Center for Youth Law
Children’s Rights announced earlier this month that it hired Leecia Welch, previously with National Center for Youth Law, as lead counsel.
These Single Moms Are Forced to Choose: Reveal Their Sexual Histories or Forfeit Welfare
Almost every parent who applies for federal welfare assistance, who in a large majority of cases is a single mother, must divulge everything she knows about the biological father of her children.