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Vulnerable Youth in Nevada Offered Healing Through Yoga

9/22/2021

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

9/22/2021

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

9/21/2021

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

9/21/2021

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

9/21/2021

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.

Youth Services Insider
Next Week, Thousands of Foster Youth Will Age Out on the Same Day

9/21/2021

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.

Youth Services Insider
Children’s Rights Lures Top Litigator Leecia Welch from National Center for Youth Law

9/20/2021

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.

Amberly Sanchez. ProPublica photographed mothers in Albuquerque and spoke with them about their experiences with the child support requirements of New Mexico’s cash assistance program. “You feel threatened. When you’re on that phone call and they’re talking to you, you feel like less than,” Sanchez said of the application process. These Single Moms Are Forced to Choose: Reveal Their Sexual Histories or Forfeit Welfare

9/20/2021

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.

California Plans to Address Affordable Housing, Homelessness

9/20/2021

Strategic Coordination Planned to Address Affordable Housing, Homelessness

California is now poised to invest $10 billion to accelerate housing production and $12 billion to tackle homelessness