From Pain to Politicking
In part three of the series Born of History, Andres “Dre” Thornock embarks on a political path that leads them back to the Tulalip reservation.
Reconnection and Reconciliation, Seeking a Way Back
In part two of the series Born of History: A Tulalip Youth’s Journey to Indigenize Child Welfare, Andres “Dre” Thornock leaves tribal land.
Born of History
Part one in the three-part series Born of History, about one youth’s journey through a tribal foster care system and into a life of advocacy.
Washington Child Welfare Workers Call For Firing of Top State Official
Washington's unionized social workers are calling for the state’s top child welfare official to step down, saying he's lagged in reforms.
Can Giving Cash to Youth Prevent Homelessness? A New Program Developed in Washington Looks Promising
A new model in Washington aims to help youth close to losing their housing — a critical first step in stemming the number of unhoused adults.
From Failed Adoption to Homelessness and Incarceration
The homelessness of foster youth often leads to incarceration, another system that does absolutely nothing to help, writes Maryanne Atkins.
Belonging and Support as Interventions in the Foster Care-to-Homelessness Pipeline
In order to reduce youth homelessness, we must structure child welfare systems to provide holistic support, writes Nadia Goforth.
The Disruptive Impact on Sibling Relationships in Foster Care
For many young people in foster care, the separation of siblings happens more frequently than it should, writes Nelly Braxton.