Victoria Rocha


California A.G. Supports Program for Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth

Last week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra weighed in by saying that California should play a greater role in protecting youth who are fleeing dangerous conditions in their home countries.  At the invitation of the Los Angeles Superior Court and the suggestion of the California Supreme Court, Becerra filed an amicus brief in the In re Denis G.


L.A. Supes to Consider a One-Stop Shop to Combat Family Violence

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering creating a “family justice center” to assist children in the county who have been involved with the foster care and juvenile justice systems as well others affected by domestic, sexual and interpersonal violence.


No Mystery Here: Call a Murderer a Murderer

On March 10 in Ohio, Barbara Busch fatally shot her developmentally disabled daughter before turning the gun on herself. “She couldn’t handle it any more,” Fairfield Township Police Chief Matthew Fruchey told news outlets about Busch’s mental state.


Study Evaluates ‘Resilience’ in Transition-age Foster Youth, Claims Non-whites More Resilient

A new report claims that “non-white race” adolescents showed higher resilience in the foster care system as they approached the age of emancipation. Many foster youth face challenges transitioning into independent adults.