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Feds Award Youth Homelessness Grants Nationwide

10/26/2021

Feds Award Youth Homelessness Grants to Communities Nationwide

More than $140 million in competitive federal grants will help combat youth homelessness in 33 communities across the United States.

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Grantmaker Chooses 10 Finalists in Racial Equity Challenge

10/26/2021

Grantmaker Chooses 10 Finalists in $90M Racial Equity Challenge

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has chosen 10 finalists in the running for a total of $90 million to fund racial equity projects.

Florida County’s Guardian ad Litem Program Gets Grant

10/25/2021

United Way Grant to Help Fund Florida County’s Guardian ad Litem Program

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, has received a $17,000 grant from a local chapter of the United Way.

Behavioral Health Contractor Sequel Absorbs Two Blows

10/25/2021

Behavioral Health Contractor Sequel Absorbs Two Blows

The for-profit Sequel Youth & Family Services faces regulatory and legal complaints for its management of residential care facilities for teens.

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Cook County Acting Director of Juvenile Probation Brings Experience to Work

10/25/2021

Cook County Acting Director of Juvenile Probation Brings Experience and Compassion to Work

Miquel Lewis has been named acting director of juvenile probation in the nation's second most populated county, Cook County, Illinois.

In Silicon Valley, College Students Have Seen Hardship through the Pandemic

10/25/2021

In Wealthy Silicon Valley, College Students Have Seen Hardship through the Pandemic

Some college students in Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest enclaves in the nation, have faced obstacles that have mounted during the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

Lawmakers Warn Troubled Teen Industry: Congress Will Act

10/21/2021

Lawmakers Issue Warning to Troubled Teen Industry: Congress Will Act

Growing cries to crack down on abusive practices in residential treatment programs for children have reached members of Congress.

10/21/2021

New York City’s “Family Defense” Movement Presses Case Against Child Welfare System in Public Hearings and Rallies

Thursday marked a raucous day of hearings in New York City, with parents protesting the overreach of the child welfare system.

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Long-term Mentoring Group Opening New Offices in Colorado, Montana

10/21/2021

Long-term Mentoring Group Will Open New Offices in Colorado, Montana

A group that offers long-term professional mentoring to kids at risk of getting trapped in the child welfare system is opening new offices.