According to this report, youth in foster care are at particular risk for academic and social difficulties in school. To read more, click here.
The Los Angeles Times reported recently that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has renewed its commitment to addressing the recommendations of the much-anticipated report by a Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection. The Commission was […]
By everyone’s quick assessment, I’m considered a success story. My biography makes for a nice catchy tagline: Former foster youth and sexual abuse survivor bred in poverty overcomes all odds by graduating from college and publishing […]
I have often wondered how unbearable life would be without the skill, commitment, tenacity and hard work of Social Workers, position embedded in so many essential activities of our society. They work with children and […]
Because of its effectiveness in reducing adverse birth outcomes, reducing disparities in access to prenatal care and improving access to timely care for all women has been a U.S. public health priority for the past […]
A coalition of Los Angeles child welfare leaders, frustrated by the slow pace of child welfare reform in the county, have called for the replacement of Department of Children and Family Services Director Phillip Browning. […]
Years in foster care taught Dr. Claire Pomeroy that to understand pain is to work tirelessly towards changing the life of the most vulnerable among us. Pomeroy is currently the President and the Chief Executive Officer […]