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Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

9/2/2022

Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

Disparities in access to affordable housing are more prominent in underserved communities such as foster youth, writes Luisa Flores Urrutia.

Former Foster Youth Lack Adequate Access to Affordable Housing

8/29/2022

Lessen the Requirements for Permanent Supportive Housing

By creating these requirements, we are demanding our homeless populations to prove that they are worthy of housing, writes Alex Furtado.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, pictured in a white shirt, in a press conference about addressing youth homelessness with a plan led by youth with experience.

8/17/2022

To Address Youth Homelessness, New York City Turns to Those with Experience

In New York City, young people with lived experience are driving the overhaul of its network of care for homeless youth.

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Advocates Say New Mexico Should do Better, in Response to Child Welfare Settlement Report

8/3/2022

Landlord Incentive Program Helps House Young Adults At Risk Of Homelessness

A new program in New Mexico would give financial incentives to landlords who provide housing options for youth aging out of foster care and young adults facing homelessness.

Is Transitional Housing for Me?

8/2/2022

Is Transitional Housing for Me?

When young and vulnerable populations don't have access to stable housing, they are exposed to additional dangers, writes Olivia Valdovinos.

Washington lawsuit settled

6/9/2022

Washington Settles Lawsuit Involving Foster Youth Left Sleeping in Offices and Hotels 

This week, Washington’s child welfare agency announced a settlement agreement in a lawsuit over disabled foster youths’ constitutional rights.

    Los Angeles Taps New Funding to Prevent Homelessness for Older Foster Youth

    6/7/2022

    Los Angeles Taps New Funding to Prevent Homelessness Among Older Foster Youth

    Older youth in extended foster care in Los Angeles County now have better access to cash to help them secure housing in times of transition.

    Kids with Disabilities Deserve Adoptions with Loving Foster Families

    5/4/2022

    The High Cost of Life After Foster Care

    Even if one does not attend traditional college, there are other options available for youth exiting foster care, writes Kiana Deane.

    4/11/2022

    Homeless in Foster Care: What Would Really Keep Foster Youth from Sleeping in Offices

    Today on The Imprint Weekly Podcast we feature a great conversation that Fostering Media Connections hosted last month called “Homeless in Foster Care: What Would Really Keep Foster Youth from Sleeping in Offices.”

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