Foster Youth Alliance
Ashley on Advocacy: Touching All the Levers of Change
My recent posts here on The Imprint have focused on Alameda County’s AB12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project. I’ll have more on that effort in the coming months, but I’d also like to introduce you to some of the inspiring young advocates that we at the Foster Youth Alliance (FYA) have been privileged to work alongside over many years.
Major Hurdle Cleared in Effort to Bridge Foster Care Funding Gap
By Orville Thomas A key legislative committee today approved a bill aimed at providing services to foster youth after they turn 19. Assembly Bill 1712 passed through the California State Assembly Committee on Appropriations with a 12-0 vote today, with the committee’s five Republicans abstaining.