Category Archives: Our Perspective

  1. What’s Happening in Sacramento

    ***Letters of Support Templates***Send a letter of support to the respective Committee Chair.  Please email or fax no later than April 5th.  Here are templates to get you started and make the writing easy – SB 119 and SB 123.Policy and Advocacy UpdateWhat’s Happening in Sacramento  Here are two current pieces of legislation that Larkin…

  2. November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the first California Runaway & Homeless Youth Month

    November Brings Attention to the Plight of Runaway and Homeless Youth November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the first California Runaway & Homeless Youth Month.  In addition, Congress has commemorated National Runaway Prevention Month by designating November Homeless Youth Awareness Month.  All of these efforts are aimed at: Increasing awareness of the problem of…

  3. Legislative Updates

    Fostering Connections to Success Act The Fostering Connections to Success Act, AB 12, was signed by Governor Schwarzenegger on September 30th.  The law extends foster care for youth up to the age of 21 in California.  We know that currently many youth emancipate from foster care, at age 18, into instability and often homelessness.  It…