Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts
Congressional intern Anna Rose Thelemaque wants to open up housing access specifically for former foster youth and those aging out.
Lessen the Requirements for Permanent Supportive Housing
By creating these requirements, we are demanding our homeless populations to prove that they are worthy of housing, writes Alex Furtado.
The Costs of a Failing System
We use taxpayers dollars to fund a system that is morally bankrupt, where children and social workers suffer, writes Kenyon Lee Whitman.
Landlord Incentive Program Helps House Young Adults At Risk Of Homelessness
A new program in New Mexico would give financial incentives to landlords who provide housing options for youth aging out of foster care and young adults facing homelessness.
Upstream City: Policies that Scaffold Family Life
Despite promising headwinds in "upstream" investments, New York’s safety net remains difficult and time-consuming to access and full of holes, writes Nora McCarthy.
Imagining a New Future for Foster Youth — This Time, With Youth
Youth in foster care want to be part of co-creating a better future with policy makers and the public, writes Jennifer Rodriguez.
In Its Initial Budget, L.A. County Pledges to Invest in Youth Jobs
In its initial budget, Los Angeles County is pledging nearly $16 million next year to provide paying jobs and internships to young people.
What’s in the 2022 Federal Spending Deal for Children and Families
The federal spending plan for 2022 is a $1.5 trillion package with billions slated for child welfare, youth justice and family homelessness.