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early childhood

6/22/2021

Inspiration is All

Inspiration can be an opportunity that pops up in your life, leading you toward a wonderful path like it did for writer Esmeralda Camberos. She's a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest, essay division.

Georgia swears in new child advocate.

6/22/2021

Georgia Swears in New Child Advocate

Georgia has a new leader to advocate for the rights of children and youth in the child welfare system and the services they are entitled to.

"Home" by Nileh Irsan, is a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest, poetry division.

6/22/2021

Home

"Home" by Nileh Irsan, is a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest, poetry division.

6/21/2021

California Will Offer Pandemic Relief Cash to Young People Currently or Recently in Extended Foster Care

California will use its share of a federal pandemic assistance fund to provide millions of dollars to young people currently in the state’s extended foster care system, and those who have left in the past four years.

Veronica Vieyra benefited from the UBI program Santa Clara County has in place for former foster youth.

6/21/2021

California’s Foster Youth UBI Bill Moves Forward, Bolstered By Promising Results from Similar Local Program

A bill moving through the state Legislature aims to bring the same guaranteed monthly income, or UBI, to former foster youth statewide.

Inspiration Through Insecurity, an essay by Ley-Lonni Woodruff, is a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest.

6/21/2021

Inspiration Through Insecurity

While some synonymize insecurity with terms like weakness, deficit, hardship and detriment, writer Ley-Lonni Woodruff connects insecurity to inspiration.

After California closes youth prisons, it should invest in building youth leaders.

6/21/2021

It’s On All of Us: Close Youth Prisons, Build Youth Leaders

As California moves to close its youth prisons, it should invest in building youth leaders, writes Katarina Sayally.

Youth Services Insider
West Virginia recently announced changes to its child welfare system.

6/21/2021

West Virginia Announces Plan to Restructure Child Welfare System

West Virginia is splitting part of its welfare bureau into two smaller pieces as part of a broader effort to improve the child welfare system.

Youth Services Insider
Michael Smith chosen to head AmeriCorps.

6/21/2021

Biden Picks Michael Smith to Run AmeriCorps

President Joe Biden has decided to tap the leader of the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance program to oversee AmeriCorps, a federal agency that runs the largest service-learning program in the country.