Child Welfare

Three Bright Spots in California’s Fitful and Failing Implementation of a Federal Law Aimed at Lifting Foster Students’ Academic Horizons

  In the eastern suburbs of Sacramento County, Kamika Hebbert keeps a watchful eye for signs of how an unstable environment affects young minds. There’s the restlessness that comes with worry about biological parents and […]

Ricardo Rodriguez
Featured

Time Spent on Me Wasn’t Wasted

Ricardo Rodriguez is a 26-year-old San Diego resident and former foster youth who balances a job in tech with volunteer work and entrepreneurial pursuits. Thanks to his relentless drive and support from key sources, his […]

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Report

Ending the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Call for Multi-System Collaboration in California

A report outlining the prevalence of the commercial sexual exploitation of children specifically in the foster system and the need for child-serving systems to identify exploited and at-risk youth. To read the full report, please […]