Calculating the Hidden Cost of Interrupting a Career for Child Care
From a Center for American Progress press release, June 21, 2016: The child care affordability crisis in the United States can be summed up in two sentences. Sixty-five percent of children younger than age 5 have all co-habiting parents in the workforce.
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.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in America, Pt. 2: The Financial Impact
The Imprint is featuring a five-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders from Helen Ramaglia, an advocate for foster youth and a member of our Blogger Co-Op. Click here to read Part 1.