This Week in Youth Services: Funding, News and Opinion on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare

Busy week? No problem we got you covered. Here is a rundown of all the funding leads, news, analysis and opinion pieces produced by The Chronicle of Social Change.


The 2014 Drucker Institute’s nonprofit innovation awards process has begun

Arkansas: Three different funding opportunities in Little Rock to serve female Latino youth; summer rec programs; and afterschool programs for 16- and 17-year-olds

Ohio: Hamilton County Child/Family Services is funding efforts to improve birth and health outcomes for moms, infants, kids

National Institute of Justice funding available for research on victimization of Indian/Alaska Native

Federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration for multi-site research networks that will advance research on adolescent health.

Money and Business

Details on the 30 youth-related projects recently funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

News and Opinion

Commission: Los Angeles needs new child welfare agency to unify prevention/intervention services of other departments. Click here for a complete analysis of the major report issued today on the reform of Los Angeles CPS.

Large racial disparity found in Medicaid mental health spending on children, especially youths in child welfare system

An excerpt from “Foster Girl: A Memoir.” Author Georgette Todd recalls the first time she and sister were taken into care

Joeann Tesar of our Blogger Co-Op: paintings, silent though they are, can help start a conversation with youth

Leaders in Alameda use hypothetical cases to discuss the real challenges with serving girls involved in sex work

California is considering an extended-foster care option just for pregnant/parenting teens

A reporter from New Republic wins Hillman Prize for a major story on regulation of child care, day care

John Kelly is the editor-in-chief of The Chronicle of Social Change

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