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Michael Nash

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has ordered a probe into the traumatic legacy of American Indian boarding schools.

7/26/2021

Government to Study Traumatic Legacy of American Indian Boarding Schools

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has ordered a landmark probe into the harmful, traumatic legacy of American Indian boarding schools.

Youth Services Insider
President Joe Biden has chosen Florida lawyer José Javier Rodríguez to lead the Employment and Training Administration.

7/26/2021

Biden Picks Florida Lawyer to Lead Youth Workforce and Employment Development

President Joe Biden has chosen a former harsh critic of Florida’s unemployment system to oversee the Labor Department's Employment and Training Administration.

Youth Services Insider

7/22/2021

Lawmakers Back Funding for Foster Sibling Pilot Programs

A key group of Congress members is crediting a former foster youth with inspiring them to introduce legislation that would fund pilot programs for sibling groups in foster care.

California's youth prisons like the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility will close, leaving plans to house incarcerated youth to counties.

7/22/2021

California Counties Develop Local Plans as State Youth Prisons Close

California’s Division of Juvenile Justice stopped admissions this month and now counties are developing plans to house and rehabilitate incarcerated youth.

My relentless pursuit of education while in foster care led me away from any path toward myself, writes Youth Voice author Shay House.

7/22/2021

How the Child Welfare System Made Me Prioritize Education Over Myself

My relentless pursuit of education while in foster care led me away from any path toward myself, writes Youth Voice author Shay House.

A study of life in institutions and group homes revealed firsthand testimony of poor nutrition, upended education and excessive use of psychiatric drugs.

7/21/2021

New Study Suggests Ending Group Care for Foster Youth

A study of life in institutions and group homes revealed firsthand testimony of poor nutrition, upended education and excessive use of psychiatric drugs, and urged an end to their use to house foster youth.

Youth Services Insider
Olivia Gold

7/21/2021

Olivia Golden Stepping Down at Center for Law and Social Policy

Olivia Golden, who has run the poverty-fighting Center for Law and Social Policy since 2013, is stepping down early next year.

Youth Services Insider
Rahul Gupta will be the first physician to be named drug czar.

7/21/2021

West Virginia Physician Rahul Gupta Picked as Drug Czar

The country’s next drug czar, if confirmed by the Senate, will be the first physician to hold the post, according to news reports.

7/21/2021

Colorado Suddenly Closed Youth Services Center Amid Ongoing Complaints

Colorado closed a private residential center for youth with behavioral problems in the wake of ongoing allegations of licensing violations.