Inspiration is All
Inspiration can be an opportunity that pops up in your life, leading you toward a wonderful path like it did for writer Esmeralda Camberos. She's a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest, essay division.
Georgia Swears in New Child Advocate
Georgia has a new leader to advocate for the rights of children and youth in the child welfare system and the services they are entitled to.
"Home" by Nileh Irsan, is a finalist in the Youth Voice Writing Contest, poetry division.
California Will Offer Pandemic Relief Cash to Young People Currently or Recently in Extended Foster Care
California will use its share of a federal pandemic assistance fund to provide millions of dollars to young people currently in the state’s extended foster care system, and those who have left in the past four years.
California’s Foster Youth UBI Bill Moves Forward, Bolstered By Promising Results from Similar Local Program
A bill moving through the state Legislature aims to bring the same guaranteed monthly income, or UBI, to former foster youth statewide.
Inspiration Through Insecurity
While some synonymize insecurity with terms like weakness, deficit, hardship and detriment, writer Ley-Lonni Woodruff connects insecurity to inspiration.
It’s On All of Us: Close Youth Prisons, Build Youth Leaders
As California moves to close its youth prisons, it should invest in building youth leaders, writes Katarina Sayally.
West Virginia Announces Plan to Restructure Child Welfare System
West Virginia is splitting part of its welfare bureau into two smaller pieces as part of a broader effort to improve the child welfare system.