Jim Beall. Photo credit sacbee.com

Bill to Support California “Crossover” Youth Sidelined, but Advocates Remain Hopeful

California’s Senate Bill 12, which would expand benefits and support for transition-age foster youth who have also been involved with probation, was sidelined in late August. The bill was cosponsored by Senator Jim Beall (D) and […]

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Chart: Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and Youth Services in Obama’s 2016 Budget

As we do each year, The Chronicle has compiled a chart for subscribers breaking down all of the president’s youth-related requests for this fiscal year. This chart takes subscribers through all of the child welfare and juvenile […]

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First 2014 Approps Bill for Justice Dept. Would Gut Juvenile Justice, Cut CASA Spending

The first Congressional move on Justice Department spending for fiscal 2014 includes yet another steep round of cuts to juvenile justice appropriations, and recommends a low appropriation for the federal contribution to the nonprofit National […]