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.
New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy (D) has nominated Christine Norbut Beyer, a senior director for Casey Family Programs, to lead the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF). Beyer was an assistant child welfare commissioner […]
Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed Senate Bill 528, a bill that mandates the collection of data about pregnant and parenting foster youths in state. The bill will lead to the first true accounting of […]
“Dear Foster Girl, Woman” is an occasional column written by Georgette Todd, a writer and former foster youth. Dear Foster Girl, Woman, What are some ways you think foster care can be improved? Sincerely, Susan […]