New L.A. Nonprofit Gets Foster Youth Outside in Summer, in Classroom Come Fall
The Academy Project, a new non-profit in Los Angeles that works to improve educational outcomes for foster youth, has begun accepting referrals for its “first-of-its-kind” programs, Camp Xavier, held during the summer months, and The Co-Op, which starts in the fall.
Priority Registration for Foster Youth Two Years Later: Challenges and Triumphs
In 2011, groundbreaking legislation, known as Assembly Bill 194 (AB 194) was enacted, granting current and former foster youth priority registration for enrollment in classes at California State University and Community College campuses and requesting that University of California campuses do the same.