New York City Foster Youth Graduation Rates Found Far Lower Than Previously Known
A recent study found only one in four foster youth in New York City graduate from high school on time.
New York City Mayor Proposes Investments in Foster Youth and Summer Jobs for Teens
In his budget plan for 2023, New York City Mayor Eric Adams pledged to invest millions of dollars in support for foster youth transitioning to adulthood and summer job opportunities for young people.
With Federal Aid in Hand, New York City Funds Big Boost to Youth Supports
The New York City record budget of nearly $100 billion includes major boosts to programs that could benefit the most vulnerable children.
Eric Adams Declared Winner of New York City’s Democratic Mayoral Primary
Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president and former police officer, was declared winner of the Democratic primary vote Tuesday night.
New York City Leaders Push For Mayor to Increase Funding for Foster Youth Coaches
Funding Increased, Not Cut, For New York City Foster Youth Mentor Program
New York City child welfare advocates are cheering a budget agreement that spares deep funding cuts from a program providing mentors for thousands of foster youth. The program, known as Fair Futures, was slated for significant cuts last week, when the city adopted an $88 billion budget that was deeply constrained by the economic fallout from the coronavirus.
New York City Chips In $10 Million to Pair Older Foster Youth with Life Coaches Through Age 26
A foundation-funded advocacy push to provide full-time life coaches to New York City foster youth has secured an initial investment in next year’s budget, City Hall sources have confirmed to The Imprint.