This policy brief examines how youth in foster care, the juvenile justice system, and special education fare over time given the special challenges they face, paying particular attention to the effectiveness of programs designed to support these youth during their transition.
In response to the death of an 11-year-old boy, Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors will discuss a motion Tuesday that calls for a re-evaluation of how the county’s child protection system measures risk. As […]
Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Chronicle of Social Change and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children. In 2014, there were 496,972 reports (allegations) […]
Friends of the Children, a nonprofit that provides paid, intensively trained mentors to at-risk youth for more than a decade-long stints, has just named an executive director for their new Los Angeles affiliate. The hire, […]