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New York City Has New Administrative Judge to Tackle Troubles in Family Court

11/30/2021

New York City Has New Administrative Judge to Tackle Troubles in Family Court

Overseeing family court in New York City’s five boroughs is now the job of Queens-raised Chief Administrative Judge Anne-Marie Jolly.

intergenerational housing

11/29/2021

Intergenerational Housing Connects Vulnerable Youth and Seniors

Intergenerational housing communities have been a growing trend since the 1990s and recently, these models have been built for an overlooked group: Youth who have transitioned out of foster care and are living on their own.

Los Angeles County Child Welfare Chief Bobby Cagle Suddenly Steps Down

11/23/2021

Los Angeles County Child Welfare Director Bobby Cagle Suddenly Steps Down

Four years into his tenure as the head of the nation’s largest local child welfare system, Los Angeles County’s Department of Children and Family Services Director Bobby Cagle is leaving his post.

New York City Council Approves Long-Stalled Bills to Fast-Track Housing Vouchers for Homeless and Foster Youth

11/23/2021

New York City Council Approves Long-Stalled Bills to Fast-Track Housing Vouchers for Homeless and Foster Youth

Today New York City Council approved two bills that make emergency rental assistance more accessible to at-risk youth.

Los Angeles County Avoids Juvenile Hall Closures, but New Problems Surface

11/18/2021

Los Angeles County Avoids Juvenile Hall Closures, but New Problems Surface

Los Angeles County has averted the closure of its two juvenile halls, but must address new problems that surfaced in a recent inspection.

Santa Clara County Foster Youth to Help Design New Facility

11/18/2021

Santa Clara County Foster Youth to Help Design New Facility

Foster youth are getting a brand new community center with permanent housing in San Jose — and will have a say in its design.

Families Saved Money After California County Nixed Youth Justice Fees

11/17/2021

Study Finds Families Saved an Average of $1,600 After California County Eliminated Juvenile Justice Fees

Families with children in the justice system have been spared financial hardship after local policy changes ended juvenile justice fees.

New York Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Kin Caregivers are Denied Rights

11/11/2021

New York Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Kin Caregivers are Denied Rights by Foster Care System

Legal advocates for children in New York City have filed a class-action lawsuit class-action lawsuit against the city and state alleging child welfare officials unjustly prevent relatives from becoming foster parents.

Rochester School District Stations Police Outside Schools

11/10/2021

Rochester School District Stations Police Outside Schools

School officials in Rochester, New York voted on Tuesday to station police officers outside the city’s 11 high schools when students arrive and leave their campuses each day.