California’s Fostering Connections: Ensuring that the AB 12 Bridge Leads to Success for Transition Age Foster Youth

Yesterday, the Children’s Advocacy Institute released a new report, “California’s Fostering Connections: Ensuring that the AB 12 Bridge Leads to Success for Transition Age Foster Youth.”  Authored by attorney Melanie Delgado the report reviews the first 18 months of extended foster care implementation in California, interviewing officials from 10 counties, current and former foster youth and a wide range of child welfare stakeholders from around the state. The report includes:

  • California’s Transition Age Foster Youth
  • Federal and State History Leading Up to AB12
  • California’s Fostering Connections to Success Implementation
  • Perspective on County Implementation
  • Emerging Experiences and Feedback from Foster Youth and Nonminor Dependents
  • Obstacles to California’s Successful Implementation of Fostering Connections—Past, Present and Future
  • The Evolving Law
  • Moving Forward: Where California and the Nation Should Go from Here

Click HERE for the full report.

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