Tax Day Means Sadly Little for Most Former Foster Youths
While April 15th is far from a national holiday, it is an occasion that brings together millions of Americans, often for complaining and commiserating rather than celebrating. Indeed, in 2014 the IRS received 136,887,000 tax returns, some eligible for refunds and others accompanied by a payment to make up a shortfall in money owed.
Moving Potential Adopters from “I Might” to “I’m In”
Foster Children In our country, there are somewhere around 410,000 children in foster care on any given day. Roughly 110,000 of these children are available for adoption. The average age of a waiting child is eight years old.
Among Foster Youth, A Need for Normalcy
by Lexie Gruber Simply by virtue of their state involvement, thousands of foster children are deprived the right to a normal life. A myriad of bizarre restrictions are instated in policy under the guise of protecting children.