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California's youth prisons like the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility will close, leaving plans to house incarcerated youth to counties.

7/22/2021

California Counties Develop Local Plans as State Youth Prisons Close

California’s Division of Juvenile Justice stopped admissions this month and now counties are developing plans to house and rehabilitate incarcerated youth.

My relentless pursuit of education while in foster care led me away from any path toward myself, writes Youth Voice author Shay House.

7/22/2021

How the Child Welfare System Made Me Prioritize Education Over Myself

My relentless pursuit of education while in foster care led me away from any path toward myself, writes Youth Voice author Shay House.

A study of life in institutions and group homes revealed firsthand testimony of poor nutrition, upended education and excessive use of psychiatric drugs.

7/21/2021

New Study Suggests Ending Group Care for Foster Youth

A study of life in institutions and group homes revealed firsthand testimony of poor nutrition, upended education and excessive use of psychiatric drugs, and urged an end to their use to house foster youth.

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Olivia Gold

7/21/2021

Olivia Golden Stepping Down at Center for Law and Social Policy

Olivia Golden, who has run the poverty-fighting Center for Law and Social Policy since 2013, is stepping down early next year.

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Rahul Gupta will be the first physician to be named drug czar.

7/21/2021

West Virginia Physician Rahul Gupta Picked as Drug Czar

The country’s next drug czar, if confirmed by the Senate, will be the first physician to hold the post, according to news reports.

7/21/2021

Colorado Suddenly Closed Youth Services Center Amid Ongoing Complaints

Colorado closed a private residential center for youth with behavioral problems in the wake of ongoing allegations of licensing violations.

7/21/2021

A Village Apart: Lummi Nation Creates a Unique Community to Support Families

Sche'lang’en Village, which opened in 2017, is a housing development that preserves Native American families by providing support and opportunities for transformational life changes.

7/19/2021

New York To Tap Federal Funds For Parents and Kids Legal Costs in Child Welfare Cases

New York state officials have released a plan to draw on newly available federal funds for attorneys handling abuse and neglect cases.

7/19/2021

California Bans Out-of-State Treatment Programs After Reporters Investigate Abuse

California has banned the practice of sending foster youth and teens charged with crimes to faraway residential treatment programs, following an investigation by The Imprint.