Foster Youth Pregnancies: A Problem Ignored Far Too Long
by Blayke Bearman State Senator Leland Yee (D) of California authored Senate Bill 528 this year that would clarify who is responsible for providing proper sex education to foster youth and ensure that all foster youths have access to age-appropriate, reproductive health education.
Make Foster Youth a Priority on Sex Ed and Child Care
by Amy Lemley Like many in child welfare, I began my career as a residential counselor in a group home. Although only 22 years old, I was somehow charged with addressing the employment, education, health and child care needs for 13 pregnant and parenting teens and their children.