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January 18, 2018

Forced to Change Schools

posted by Shanice Holmes

In December, The Notebook released a powerful edition dedicated to the issues youth in foster care face in their educational journeys. We were happy to host a twitter chat with them on their coverage of the subject. We thought it would deepen the conversation to invite youth advocates from our Youth Fostering Change advocacy program to share their own stories. In order to address the issues facing young people, it is paramount that their voices be at the table and treated as full partners in identifying needs and advancing policy reform.

Tags:Access to Education|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Community and School Reentry
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January 11, 2018

Announcing Winners of the 2018 Leadership Prize!

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Leadership Prize! Since 2015, we have presented the Prize to outstanding advocates working to advance the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and justice systems. Like previous awardees, the 2018 recipients’ work has substantially improved the lives of the country’s most vulnerable youth.

Tags:Child Welfare and Foster Care|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|News and Announcements
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