National Foster Care Month
Biden’s First Proposed Budget Puts Millions Toward Alternatives to Youth Incarceration, Equity in Child Welfare
Youth Services Insider will delve further into the first budget proposed by President Joe Biden in the coming weeks, but wanted to list off a few notable items that jumped off the page from child welfare and juvenile justice.
In Praise of Those Re-Envisioning Foster Care
Changing the foster care narrative is a principal aim of the Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America (REFCA) movement. Since 2010, when the REFCA movement began highlighting foster care innovation around the country, it has been our goal to recognize the valuable contributions of foster care alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, distinguished work and a deep commitment to improving child welfare.
On Sesame Street, the Neighborhood Adds a Foster Home
There’s a new kid on the Sesame Street block, and her story centers around foster care. Karli was introduced during National Foster Care Month in May by the Sesame Street in Communities initiative.
Need for Better Collaboration on Crossover Youth Voiced in Senate Judiciary Hearing
The solution to curbing juvenile arrests and improving permanency for abused and neglected children? Better collaboration between the systems that serve many of the the nation’s most at-risk youth, witnesses told the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.