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More Troubling Conditions Revealed at L.A. County Juvenile Hall
A report from a local oversight group described abysmal conditions for young people incarcerated in a Los Angeles County Juvenile Hall.
Building a Voice for System-Involved Youth with Alain Datcher
On this week’s podcast we discuss the everyday impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act in court; a guide for current and former foster youth who want to find out if they are owed social security benefits; Alabama gets sued (again); and new entries into the Family First Prevention Services Act.
Driven by evidence that child welfare decision-makers judge parents of color more harshly and are more likely to remove their children, there is growing interest in a program that proposes to weed out racial bias when social workers weighing allegations of abuse and neglect decide whether to remove a child from their parents.
Tiffany Haddish Launches Internship Program for Foster Youth Interested in Showbiz
Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish has launched a program for current and former California foster youth to receive paid internships in media, arts and entertainment. Haddish’s She Ready Productions, in partnership with the nonprofit Ready to Succeed, will provide the youth selected with training, mentorship and networking possibilities.
Deaths from COVID-19 Shake Up Colleagues in Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency
Historic Board Vote Transforms Policing in Los Angeles Schools
Los Angeles Unified Explores Alternatives to School Police
Los Angeles County Expands Kinship Care Efforts