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Feb, 7 2023
It’s official: the first foster youth in California has filed their taxes and received the Foster Youth Tax Credit! The 21-year-old from Nevada County will...
Jan, 24 2023
Andrea Dargo was putting her life back together. After abruptly leaving college and moving out of California due to domestic violence 10 years earlier, she...
Jan, 17 2023
California’s historic winter storm wreaked havoc across the state, including the family student housing of Elizabeth Clews, former foster youth and youth advocate at John...
Jan, 10 2023
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its latest figures on the number of unaccompanied homeless youth in California and the news is...
Dec, 21 2022
Patrick Gem Gabbett first experienced homelessness while living with his family. “I was homeless on-and-off in 9th grade, depending on whether my grandparents kicked us...
Dec, 14 2022
As a teenager in foster care, Rose Johnasen dreamed of going to college and using her love of nature to make the world a better...
Dec, 8 2022
When Aja Dunlap learned about a new foster care placement designed to give young people more autonomy, it sounded like a good idea. It would...
Nov, 23 2022
Rocky Dove knew that he wanted to pursue higher education, but there were obstacles that stood in his way. For him, entering foster care gave...
Nov, 17 2022
Rising rent: it’s a cause of concern for tenants across California. Now, imagine it’s not just your own rent you had to worry about, but...