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TitleAuthorsPublished ByDatePublication Source
Call to Action: Support Opportunity Youth in CaliforniaCalifornia EDGE Coalition02/22/23California EDGE Coalition
SB 307 – Fostering Futures: Increasing access and improving college affordability for foster youthSenator Angelique V. Ashby, 8th Senate District
Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire, 2nd Senate District
L.A. County opens its $1,000-a-month aid program to former foster youth. Here’s how to applyL.A. Times06/19/23L.A. Times
Los Angeles County Looks to Digital Tools to Assist Young Adults Leaving Foster CareJeremy LoudenbackThe Imprint: Youth and Family News03/28/23The Imprint
Laying down the Law for Troubled Youths: Minnesota’s juvenile justice system is broken. Colorado shows how it could be betterLiz Sawyer and Chris SerresStar Tribune12/29/22Star Tribune
Five Recordings From Youth Justice at a CrossroadsThe Annie E. Casey Foundation07/21/23The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Will a Shadow Justice System Replace California’s Youth Prisons?Maggie Angst04/10/23Governing
Los Angeles Homeless Count 2023 results released, showing 10% increase in city of LAFox 11 Digital TeamFox 11 Los Angeles06/30/23Fox L.A.
Violence and 'crisis': How hundreds of L.A. County's abused children ended up in hotelsRebecca Ellis & Kathryn HurdAOL / L.A. Times05/28/23AOL
Deep in the weeds': California counties face unknowns in launching mental illness courtThomas CurwenYahoo! Entertainment / L.A. Times05/21/23Yahoo! Entertainment