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December 21, 2015

Making Higher Education a Reality for Foster and Homeless Youth

posted by Juvenile Law Center

One and a half years ago, Briah was a college sophomore and about to turn 21. She was a good student and worked as a youth advocate in Youth Fostering Change, one of Juvenile Law Center's youth engagement programs. Briah was also about to become homeless when she aged out of foster care on her 21st birthday. Would she have to quit school to get a fulltime job to pay and avoid living on the street? Today, homelessness is still a scary possibility for foster youth attending college. 

Tags:Access to Education|Child Welfare and Foster Care|Permanency (Foster Care)|State and Federal Legislation|Transitions to Adulthood (Foster Care)
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December 21, 2015

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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December 17, 2015

What "school" is really like in juvenile justice facilities.

posted by Juvenile Law Center

We asked our youth advocates what their education was like during and after their placement in a juvenile justice facility. Here's what they told us:

Tags:Access to Education|Juveniles for Justice|Community and School Reentry|Juvenile and Criminal Justice|Youth Engagement Programs
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December 14, 2015

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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December 02, 2015

What's on our radar this week

posted by Juvenile Law Center

What's on our radar this week? Every Wednesday, Juvenile Law Center gathers the latest studies, reports, and headlines from around the country. Here's what we've been reading.

Tags:Weekly Newswire
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