Month: April 2016

Pregnancy Prevention Institute Adopts L.A. Model for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

The Alliance and Public Counsel developed a successful intervention to give parenting foster youth access to the resources and services needed to parent successfully and stay on track for healthy independence. The Pregnant and Parenting Teen Conference model, created with the L.A. Department of Children and Family Services and Children’s Law Center, was recently adopted …

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WilmerHale Dramatically Shifts Family’s Future

a grandmother’s journey from hopelessness to homeowner Linda had an empty nest when she got a call from a social worker: Her adult daughter was suffering from postpartum psychosis and Linda’s three grandchildren had been put into foster care. Linda immediately agreed to care for them and was told she’d have support and resources to …

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Recent Legislation Aligns State Law With Federal Law to Protect Immigrant Youth in California

Prior to 1990, undocumented children who were under the state court’s jurisdiction due to abuse, abandonment or neglect found themselves in a precarious immigration dilemma. Upon reaching the age of majority, the court’s jurisdiction terminated and youth were left to face the world without any protections or lawful immigration status. Since 1990, many legislative steps …

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Alliance Families

This video features some incredible stories from families and youth. It provides a snapshot of the Alliance’s work on behalf of Los Angeles’ most vulnerable children. The premiere of this video was at the Alliance’s 24th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton honoring Dana Walden & Gary Newman (featured in the …

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