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3/20/2017

Podcast: Our Culture Supports Trafficking

The Westcoast Children’s Clinic offers a series of podcasts called “Child Sex Trafficking: Who is for sale and at what cost?”

Here you can access episode 4: “Our Culture Supports Trafficking”

In this episode, panelists discuss how popular culture supports violence against girls and women in the United States.

3/19/2017

Podcast: No Right to Resist

On November 29th, 2016, WestCoast Children’s Clinic hosted a panel to discuss how racism and misogyny drive child sex trafficking in the United States. As women and their allies across the country voice opposition to policies that explicitly endanger women and girls, the need to address the impact of the child sex trade on girls of color is greater than ever.

3/18/2017

Podcast: Five Vantage Points

The Westcoast Children’s Clinic offers a series of podcasts called “Child Sex Trafficking: Who is for sale and at what cost?”

Here you can access episode 2, “Five Vantage Points”: http://www.westcoastcc.org/episode-2-five-vantage-points/

3/17/2017

Podcast Series – Child Sex Trafficking: Who is for Sale and at What Cost?

On November 29th, 2016, WestCoast Children’s Clinic hosted a panel to discuss how racism and misogyny drive child sex trafficking in the United States. As women and their allies across the country voice opposition to policies that explicitly endanger women and girls, the need to address the impact of the child sex trade on girls of color is greater than ever.

teenparent.net

11/9/2015

Website for Parenting Teens in Foster Care: TeenParent.net

Through the work of Public Counsel and the Alliance for Children’s Rights, pregnant and parenting foster teens have a new resource. The website, teenparent.net, is the first of its kind, covering the specific needs of foster youth making the transition from child to parent.

2/28/2015

Kamala Harris’ Bureau of Children’s Justice Takes Shape

On Feb. 12, California Attorney General Kamala Harris held a press conference in Los Angeles to announce the creation of a “Bureau of Children’s Justice” with goals ranging from reducing truancy and combatting “childhood trauma” to improving the foster care and juvenile justice systems.

1/27/2015

Resilience in Foster Youth: A Decision?

James, a former foster youth who holds a master’s degree in social work, parallels his life with that of a half-brother who was in and out of jail, on drugs and involved in gang-related activities.

12/15/2014

Surviving the Holidays

The holiday season is underway. It can be a joyful time, but a stressful time as well. Sad memories, family conflict, money woes…these are a just a few things that can make the holidays burdensome.

11/25/2014

How Foster Youth Can Build Their Own Network

After being in and out of 15 schools and foster homes in four years, Marquis had the good luck to end up in a college prep-oriented charter high school in Watts, a neighborhood in Los Angeles.