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Youth Services Insider
Louisiana fails to ban corporal punishment in schools

4/10/2024

Louisiana the Latest State to Be Sued over Foster Care Issues

A class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of nine Louisiana foster youth against Gov. Jeff Landry and his child welfare director David Matlock, accused the state of inadequate staffing, placement instability and insufficient medical care for kids. 

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Family First Clearinghouse

4/10/2024

Family First Clearinghouse Makes an Interesting Addition

The Family First clearinghouse added one interesting service to the approved list while rejecting nine others and adding 16 more for review

Youth Services Insider

4/3/2024

What’s In the 2024 Spending Deal for Youth and Families

Analysis and handy chart on youth and family funding in the 2024 spending deal passed by Congress and signed by President Biden.

Peering into the Window of Opportunity

4/3/2024

Peering into the Window of Opportunity

The combination of being homeless and having a crippled leg left me in a rapidly deteriorating mental state, writes Jesus Angel Rodriguez.

4/3/2024

Healing the Children of Horse Nations

Oregon’s Indian Country elders harness the power of equine therapy for Native children leaving foster care and juvenile justice systems.

4/1/2024

Foster Care Panic in Minnesota? Not So Fast

Richard Wexler argues that a stronger presence of family and legal advocates has steeled Minnesota against foster care panics

    3/29/2024

    Time Running Out for New York Civil Rights Group Scrutinizing Child Welfare System’s Racial Inequities 

    The polarized NY board reporting to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has lost its chair and may run out of time to finish its work.

    I Spoke Up But Social Services Refused to Listen

    3/27/2024

    I Spoke Up, But Social Services Refused to Listen

    Begging my teachers, counselors, and social workers to do something and help me became a daily chore, writes Tyler Peters.

    When They First Started Happening

    3/26/2024

    When They First Started Happening

    When they continued happening, they made me feel like I was experiencing everything for the first time, writes Cheyenne Cobb.