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foster youth

Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

9/2/2022

Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

Disparities in access to affordable housing are more prominent in underserved communities such as foster youth, writes Luisa Flores Urrutia.

Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

8/31/2022

Remember that Foster Youth are Human Beings

In addition to migrant youth, American foster youth have to fight for their rights every single day, writes Ricardo Ortega Martinez.

California Creates College Savings Accounts for Newborns, Low-income Students

8/23/2022

California Creates College Savings Accounts for Newborns, Low-income Students

Earlier this month, California launched a program to kickstart college savings accounts for millions of children.

April Barcus: Empowering Youth to Navigate Health Care

8/23/2022

Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts

Rutgers University student April Barcus calls for every current and former foster youth to be matched with a health care navigator.

Self-Reliance in Place of Support from Foster Care or Family

6/22/2022

How I Fought for a Law That can Impact Foster Youth Going to College

I spoke in front of the Minnesota House of Representatives and explained how this bill would benefit us in college, writes Antania Goff.

Youth Services Insider

5/26/2022

New Housing Capacity Project for Former Foster Youth in California

John Burton Advocates for Youth has put together a $1.2 million fund to help raise California’s capacity to house thousands of former foster youth at risk of experiencing homelessness. 

    The Good, the Bad, Reunification, Detachment

    5/23/2022

    The Good, the Bad, Reunification, Detachment

    Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Alora Danielle Benitez writes about the negative effects of reunification with biological families.

    The Impact of Being Separated from my Family

    5/19/2022

    The Impact of Being Separated from my Family

    Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Esther Taylor writes about how the separation from her mother before her death affected her.

    From Pain to Perseverance

    5/17/2022

    From Pain to Perseverance

    Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Essence Thomas writes about how dance became her safe place in the midst of instability.