Inside Foster Home Recruitment in America’s Biggest Cities
One hot summer day, Vielka Griffith walked down the stairs of her Brooklyn home to find her new foster daughter slumped on the couch. Despite the intense heat, the 15-year-old was wrapped in a terry-cloth robe, hands in her pockets.
A Chance for Raise the Age in Michigan Lame Duck, But Time is Running Out
There is a small window of time that Michigan advocates are hoping can work to pass legislation that would reclassify 17-year-olds as juveniles in the eyes of the law. If they can pull it off, it will leave just three states in America that consider all 17-year-olds to be adults in the eyes of the law.
Make Training Police on Juvenile Justice, Youth Interaction a National Priority
by Lisa Thurau Michael Brown’s death could have been avoided. Easily. An entire government agency, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), exists to teach officers how to negotiate and resolve issues without resort to force.
Hollywood Actress Supports Foster Teen Girls in More Ways Than One
Prom season is now underway, and one Los Angeles business is making sure that foster girls will be properly supported in this teenage rite of passage. Since 2010, bra proprietress and Hollywood actress Jenette Goldstein (Aliens, Terminator 2, Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, et.