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Foster Youth Interns

Angulina Wilson: Improving the mental health response for foster youth

8/31/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Congressional intern Angulina Wilson calls for mental health check-ins for youth in foster care and investments in trauma-informed care.

A Pipeline to Housing Stability After Foster Care

8/30/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Congressional intern Anna Rose Thelemaque wants to open up housing access specifically for former foster youth and those aging out.

Nijeria Peterson: Clarity on college supports for foster youth

8/29/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Foster youth intern Nijeria Peterson proposes that Congress take steps toward improving access to, and knowledge of, benefits for transition-age foster youth.

Christina Parker: Expanding the Chafee Program

8/25/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Congressional intern Christina Parker wants more flexibility and expanded eligibility to support young people who have experienced foster care as they transition to adulthood.

Stormy Lukasavage: Supporting Foster Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

8/24/2022

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

Intern Stormy Lukasavage calls on the federal government to address the links between child welfare and youth justice involvement.

April Barcus: Empowering Youth to Navigate Health Care

8/23/2022

Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts

Rutgers University student April Barcus calls for every current and former foster youth to be matched with a health care navigator.

    8/31/2021

    Child Welfare Ideas from The Experts

    The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.

    8/30/2021

    Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

    The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.

    Washington Must Step Up to Protect Foster Youths’ Benefits

    8/27/2021

    Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts

    Ian Marx, a law student at Emory University in Georgia. 
    The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.