Child Welfare

Senate Finance Leaders Propose $100 Million to Support Older Youth in Foster Care

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) have introduced a bill that would commit $100 million over five years to support programs aimed at helping older youth in foster care transition into adulthood. “There’s […]

Analysis

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #11: Identifying, and Tracking, Foster Youth

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional […]

Justice

Senate Judiciary Approves $833 Million Over Five Years for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved yet another attempt to update the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), which has not been reauthorized since 2002. The bill, S.1169, would phase out the lone exception in […]