Month: April 2015

Chapin Hall Discussion Paper on Foster Youth

California was at the forefront of extended foster care, passing Assembly Bill 12 in 2010, which allowed foster youth to remain in foster care until they turn 21. California’s approach to extended foster care is among the most comprehensive in the country, as policy makers strived to not only extend foster care for 3 more …

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Grocery Industry Opens Doors for Foster Youth

On September 12, iFoster and the L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) held a grocery industry job recruitment event with over 40 youth. Participants took a work readiness assessment, practiced interviewing and received professional clothes courtesy of Men’s Warehouse and Foster Care Counts. They also applied for jobs with Ralphs, Food 4 Less and Nabisco. They …

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