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Alabama Youth Ranch Celebrates the Lives of Eight Children Killed in Fiery Traffic Crash
California Approves First State-Guaranteed Income For Foster Youth
In a historic move to support young adults raised by the government, a monthly check of up to $1,000 — with no restrictions and no strings attached — will be sent to thousands of California foster youth once they leave the state’s custody, guaranteeing them the first statewide universal basic income.
‘New Government Benefit’ Providing Cell Phones to California Foster Youth Made Permanent
Thousands more California foster youth between 13 and 26 will have the opportunity to receive free cell phones with online access following a Thursday vote by California’s public utility commission.
Supreme Court Casts Hopeful Vision for a Divided Nation
For many commentators, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia seemed merely another salvo in our country’s unceasing culture wars — a zero-sum conflict in which only one side can win. I’d argue just the opposite. In a moment when society seems to be pul
One-time Pandemic Cash Assistance Now Available to Foster Youth in New York
Sixteen long, grueling months after the pandemic upended daily life in New York, young people who were in foster care after their 14th birthday can now apply to the state for one-time direct cash assistance.
Redlich Horwitz Foundation Hires Jessica Maxwell as New Program Director
Redlich Horwitz Foundation, a major financial supporter of programs to strengthen New York's foster care system, has hired Jessica Maxwell.
LGBTQ Youth Make Up One Third of Foster Care, But Are Often Poorly Served
One in three foster youth identify as LGBTQ, and evidence shows they are among the most likely to face difficulty in government care.
Virginia Governor Appoints Foster Care Watchdog
Virginia’s foster youth now have an official watchdog. In June, Gov. Ralph Northam appointed a director of the Office of Children’s Ombudsman.
More Details Emerge on California Relief Funds for Current, Former Foster Youth
The process that California will use to steer federal stimulus checks to young adults with foster care experience has become more clear, with details provided to The Imprint by the state and instructions sent to all 58 counties.