Month: February 2015

Legislative Season 2015

Continuum of Care Reform: Working toward a financial support model that stabilizes placements and promotes permanency Children housed in group homes are at greater risk of high school dropout, incarceration and eventual homelessness as compared to those raised in family settings. It is estimated that 3,000 youth have resided in California’s group homes for more …

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Paul Hastings Opens Doors for Teens

At 16, Diana was a hardworking student who looked forward to getting a driver’s license and part-time job. Unlike her peers, Diana couldn’t do these things because she didn’t have a birth certificate. Life without a birth certificate is a major obstacle for anyone. For foster youth, it closes every door ahead of them. Paul Hastings …

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