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CDF’s First National Conference in Nearly 10 Years

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will gather 3,000 educators, researchers, teachers, and advocates to host its first national conference in nearly ten years from July 22nd – 25th in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year’s conference, Pursuing […]

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Sokhom Mao: Child First Leader

What makes a person so passionate about foster youth? In a series of interviews, The Chronicle of Social Change tells you what makes these people superstars in the world of child welfare services. This week […]

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Proposed FERPA Changes “Focus” on Foster Youth

Records for foster youth are often lost as they are moved around. A game-changing database called Foster Focus is helping social workers and school administrators assist the needs of foster youth by keeping all of […]

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Youth and Organizations Work to Help Kids in System Gap

As The Chronicle has reported, thousands of California teens face a disruption in foster services because of the way a key law extended foster care to 21.  A number of youth-serving organizations throughout California are […]