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Stimulus Aid for Former Foster Youth Isn’t Reaching Most Eligible Kentuckians
A federal stimulus package that was meant to provide aid to current and former foster youth is not reaching many Kentuckians who may need it.
Former Foster Youth Intern Joins the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute as Staff
Angelique Salizan participated in the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's Foster Youth Internship Program in 2015. Now, she's returning as a policy director.
Campaign Pushes for Children and Parents’ Right to Quality Legal Counsel
A campaign is underway to extend the right to an attorney to children and parents nationwide caught up in the child welfare system.
Next Week, Thousands of Foster Youth Will Age Out on the Same Day
Champions for young adults in foster care say that as many as 18,000 could age out of the system next week when a federal moratorium expires.
Pandemic Relief Funds for California Foster Youth Slow to Reach Needy Young Adults as Deadline Approaches
Few eligible young people have been verified to receive pandemic relief funds for former foster youth, according to data provided by the California Department of Social Services.
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.
Biden’s Child Welfare Chief Meets Foster Youth, Calling for Cash Grants and Promising to Address Systemic Racism
MARCH 19, 3:30 PM EST: Top Trump Child Welfare Official and Former Foster Youth will Host COVID-19 Town Hall
On Thursday, March 19, Jerry Milner of the federal Children’s Bureau is teaming up with former foster youth and tech entrepreneur Sixto Cancel to co-host a virtual town hall inviting foster youth to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus.
#HackFosterCareLA Brings Tech Lens to Country’s Largest Foster Care System
This weekend, over 200 people gathered at Fullscreen Media in Playa Vista for #HackFosterCareLA – Los Angeles’ iteration of the hackathon events that have been taking place across the country since last May at the White House.