Tax Incentive to Hire Foster Youth Back in Congress
Biden Taps Elizabeth Watson As Chief Labor Liaison
Elizabeth Watson, who has a lengthy history in youth and family policy and income inequality, has been nominated to be the Biden administration’s point person to Congress and the states on labor issues.
States Jump on New Chance to Target Most-Vulnerable Youth for Job Training
As the pandemic continues to hobble a devastated economy, two Western states are working to make sure that federal funds available for helping young people get jobs reach those who have grown up in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
A New Study Highlights Promising Jobs Programs for Foster Youth
Bill Would Create One Million New Apprenticeships
New York City Releases Long-Delayed Plan to Help Youth, Young Adults
Youth and young adults who are having a rough time overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic are targeted for help under a set of long-awaited initiatives announced this week by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
L.A. Leaders Look to Save Job Training Program for Foster and Homeless Youth
As coronavirus cases surge and the reopening of the economy gets rolled back, Los Angeles County leaders are searching for funds to protect a job training program aimed at helping vulnerable teens and young adults get crucial work experience.
Chapin Hall: Program for Foster Youth Transitioning Out Shows Promise
A Northern California county has developed a potentially promising model for helping older foster youth learn skills critical to making a successful transition to adulthood and avoiding homelessness, according to a new assessment by a leading child-welfare research organization.